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Propulsion

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions include high performance and reliable propulsors, energy saving devices and gears for the marine industry.

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Articles

19 AUG 2022 Article
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The winds of change – how rotor sail technology can boost maritime decarbonisation efforts

A deep dive into flexible, energy-saving rotor sail...
15 AUG 2022 Article
4 min read

Introducing the MS Medstraum – the world's first zero-emission fast ferry

As part of the EU-funded TrAM project, Wärtsilä and partners have...
8 AUG 2022 Article
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Five common misconceptions about air lubrication – and why they’re wrong

Air lubrication is a highly effective way to cut ship fuel consumption, so...
11 MAY 2022 Article
6 min read

Improve manoeuvrability and efficiency for newbuild feeder vessels with a CPP

Learn how combining a controllable pitch propeller and shaft generator...
13 APR 2022 Article
4 min read

Future proof: Wärtsilä solutions mean the Fure Viten is ready for 2050 – today

With a range of integrated Wärtsilä solution onboard, Swedish tanker...
7 APR 2022 Article
6 min read

DC or not DC, that is the question

What are the advantages and disadvantages of DC hubs? When are they useful and what problems can arise when...
28 MAR 2022 Article
3 min read

Driving fleet decarbonisation with data-led advice

As the entry into force of IMO’s energy efficiency regulations EEXI and CII rapidly approaches,...
1 MAR 2022 Article
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A faster, more manoeuvrable ride for Fast Ferries

New controllable pitch propeller fitted with Wärtsilä’s energy-saving EnergoProFin propeller cap...
16 DEC 2021 Article
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Wärtsilä waterjets – the lightest and most efficient on the market

Wärtsilä waterjets help operators increase efficiency and lower emissions while...

Webinars

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19 MAY 2021 Webinar

Integrated drive train solutions for high speed craft

19 May 2021 - EUAF session
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6 APR 2021 Webinar

Integrated drive train solutions for high speed craft

06 April 2021 - MEA session
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11 MAR 2021 Webinar

The winds of opportunity - Optimising propulsion for next generation windfarm vessels

The growing demand from offshore operations, particularly wind...
Propulsion energy saving technologies webinar
11 JUN 2020 Webinar

Propulsion energy saving technologies

With the shipping industry facing increased environmental legislation and increasing operational costs,...
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22 SEP 2020 Webinar

Preparing cruise ships for reactivation

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the cruise industry which has led to the temporary layup of the...
Propulsion energy saving technologies webinar
8 OCT 2020 Webinar

Propulsion energy saving technologies - improving efficiency in shipping today

With the shipping industry facing increased environmental legislation...

White papers

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8 pages

Steering into a new future

Taking tugboats to the next level: Improving performance with Wärtsilä's propulsion solutions
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9 pages

Thruster requirements for wind farm vessels

Offshore wind farms require efficient and reliable vessels to construct, maintain and service them, they...
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9 pages

The virtual route to solve a real problem

For the longest time, the marine industry has faced challenges with tests and simulations that haven’t...
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23 pages

Wärtsilä HY TUG propulsion system

With regulatory compliance becoming more and more of a global issue, Wärtsilä is launching new propulsion systems...
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4 pages

Wärtsilä EnergoFlow - Robust and Reliable

Wärtsilä’s energy efficiency solution, EnergoFlow is a path-breaking solution enabling the maritime...
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17 pages

Shipping in the 2020 era – selection of fuel and propulsion machinery

Environmental concerns have led to increasingly stringent emission...
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10 pages

Hybrid propulsion is part of the future for RoRo/RoPax ferries

Green is undoubtedly the colour concept most dominating today’s shipping industry,...