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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

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
3 min read
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
3 min read
Wärtsilä waterjets – the lightest and most efficient on the market
Wärtsilä waterjets help operators increase efficiency and lower emissions while...
8 DEC 2021 Article
3 min read
A look back at this year’s decarbonisation journey on Insights
A review of 2021 Wärtsilä Insights on decarbonisation – from future fuels and...
19 NOV 2021 Article
3 min read
Wärtsilä’s propulsion field service team – the expertise, quality and experience to keep your vessels running optimally
Wärtsilä’s propulsion field...
17 NOV 2021 Article
3 min read
Dispelling the myth of high losses in modern electrically enhanced propulsion systems
Thanks to modern technology, losses in electrically enhanced...

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
Offshore wind farm
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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Whitepaper
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,...