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

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Articles

15 DEC 2022 Article
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Smart decarbonisation: Top 8 ways that ferry operators can do it profitably

From flexible engines and electrification to hybridisation and future...
10 NOV 2022 Article
4 min read

Unsure about CII compliance? Here’s how energy saving technologies can help

45% of merchant vessels will need an upgrade to comply with CII. Find...
25 OCT 2022 Article
4 min read

Six things about computational fluid dynamics that might surprise you

Discover how computational fluid dynamics helps design ever more efficient...
18 OCT 2022 Article
3 min read

Decarbonisation drives innovation in short sea shipping

Can flexible hybridised solutions provide a clear pathway to zero emissions?
19 AUG 2022 Article
3 min read

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
4 min read

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...

Webinars

11 OCT 2022 Webinar

How to improve your CII rating with energy saving technologies

It’s not a matter of a one-off pass or fail. Vessels must continue to comply with...
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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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White paper: The route to profitable decarbonisation for the ferry industry

Insights and practical guidance for the journey towards zero-carbon...
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8 pages

White paper: Steering into a new future

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

White paper: Thruster requirements for wind farm vessels

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

White paper: The virtual route to solve a real problem

For the longest time, the marine industry has faced challenges with tests and simulations...
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23 pages

White paper: Wärtsilä HY TUG propulsion system

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

White paper: Wärtsilä EnergoFlow - Robust and Reliable

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

White paper: Shipping in the 2020 era

Environmental concerns have led to increasingly stringent emission legislation. What started as an onshore...
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10 pages

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

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