Helping power the Chinese windfarm construction boom with Wärtsilä transverse thrusters

Wärtsilä’s highly efficient transverse thrusters ensure excellent station keeping and manoeuvrability for specialised windfarm construction vessel.

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Article / 19 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s propulsion field service team – the expertise, quality and experience to keep your vessels running optimally

Wärtsilä’s propulsion field...
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  • Propulsion
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 17 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

Dispelling the myth of high losses in modern electrically enhanced propulsion systems

Thanks to modern technology, losses in electrically enhanced...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Electrical systems
Article / 18 OCT 2021 3 MIN READ

(Relation)ship building with Astrid Fiske and Karstensen Shipyard

When Astrid Fiske needed a reliable and highly fuel-efficient new trawler, they...
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  • Propulsion
Article / 14 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

Helping power the Chinese windfarm construction boom with Wärtsilä transverse thrusters

Wärtsilä’s highly efficient transverse thrusters ensure...
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
Article / 7 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

Complying with EEXI – how to speed up decarbonisation without slowing down vessels

Time is running out for vessel owners to comply with the IMO’s...
  • Engine systems
  • Propulsion
  • Electrical systems
Article / 15 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä integrated solution powers the Eleanor Roosevelt – the world’s first fast ferry with natural gas engines

The Eleanor Roosevelt is the...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
Article / 19 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

La solución integrada de Wärtsilä propulsa al Eleanor Roosevelt, el primer ferry rápido del mundo con motores a gas natural

Este verano, los...
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  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
Article / 13 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Expertise, speed and an unusual solution help the fishing vessel Madrus return to action for the end of the season

After a fire onboard fishing...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
Article / 7 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Same again please – Wärtsilä helps shipbuilder deliver sister ship for world-class UAE-based dredger

A Wärtsilä integrated propulsion system...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
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Article / 11 JUN 2021 5 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s energy efficiency solutions provide significant savings for Delphis

Delphis’s ice-classed container ships were fitted with Wärtsilä...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Article / 10 JUN 2021 2 MIN READ

Greener operations for the Korea Polar Research Institute’s icebreaking research vessel

The icebreaking research vessel RV Aaron, operated by the...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 7 JUN 2021 2 MIN READ

Maintaining precise manoeuvrability on a record-breaking pipelaying giant

Laying underwater pipes in rough weather or congested shipping areas is...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä EnergoProFin leads to reduced fuel costs and an improved greenhouse gas rating for Bulgarian bulker
Article / 2 JUN 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä EnergoProFin leads to reduced fuel costs and an improved greenhouse gas rating for Bulgarian bulkers

Navigation Maritime Bulgare benefited...
  • Propulsion
Missed margherita makes man muse on manoeuvrability
Article / 12 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Missed margherita makes man muse on manoeuvrability

When the blockage of the Suez Canal made global headlines recently, and launched a thousand...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Meeting decarbonisation targets with optimised propulsion
Article / 5 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Meeting decarbonisation targets with optimised propulsion

It’s not often that the twin goals of reducing costs and complying with regulations can be...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems
Article / 27 APR 2021 3 MIN READ

Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems

Traditionally, vessels are designed for and tested at one design speed and draft....
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  • Propulsion
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
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Article / 26 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Air lubrication systems and propulsion improvement solutions for LNG carriers

LNG carriers' size, low draft variation, high speed compared to other...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
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Article / 6 APR 2021 7 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s Integrated Systems & Solutions – future-proof solutions today

On the journey towards decarbonisation one thing is for certain: the marine...
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  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
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Article / 30 MAR 2021 5 MIN READ

LNG carriers – the future is flexible

As global LNG production continues to grow, the industry is turning its thoughts towards the next generation...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
The winds of opportunity: optimising propulsion for next-generation windfarm vessels
Article / 16 MAR 2021 5 MIN READ

The winds of opportunity: optimising propulsion for next-generation windfarm vessels

With the predicted increase in the number of windfarms globally...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Trusted thruster performance
Article / 15 MAR 2021 3 MIN READ

Trusted thruster performance – 50 years of maneuverability and station keeping

When it comes to thrusters it’s all about maneuvering and station...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind
Article / 12 FEB 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind – future-proof, flexible and Jones-act compliant

The offshore wind business is booming around the...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Engine systems
Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics
Article / 27 JAN 2021 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics

Not all heroes wear capes – some are just very, very good...
  • Propulsion
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • People
Propelling the maritime industry into a decarbonised future
Article / 7 JAN 2021 4 MIN READ

Propelling the maritime industry into a decarbonised future

With increasing demands on owners and operators to improve efficiency while also...
  • Propulsion
  • People
  • Innovation
Windfarm Thruster
Article / 21 DEC 2020 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Retractable Thrusters help the Leonardo Da Vinci maximise its potential

The Prysmian Group is betting on Wärtsilä’s retractable thrusters...
  • Propulsion
M/V Henrike
Article / 25 NOV 2020 4 MIN READ

How a propulsion retrofit led to savings of 800 litres of fuel in 24 hours

The installation of controllable pitch propeller (CPP) blades with an...
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
Jakup Sverri
Article / 11 NOV 2020 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä provides ultra-silent propulsion technology for Faroese research vessel Jákup Sverri

Situated midway between Norway and Iceland in the...
  • Propulsion
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Article / 5 NOV 2020 5 MIN READ

Investing for the future, even in difficult economic times

In a challenging environment, increasing efficiency is key for profit margins. Wärtsilä...
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
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Article / 7 JUL 2020 2 MIN READ

Wärtsilä powered Incat catamarans have a grip on coveted Hales Trophy

For thirty years, the Hales Trophy for the fastest Atlantic crossing by a...
  • Propulsion
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Article / 15 OCT 2020 4 MIN READ

Innovating to solve problems: The case of the WST-24R retractable thruster

When the coronavirus prevented on-site installation of a Wärtsilä...
  • Marine Power
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Blazing new trails in Arctic shipping
Article / 7 OCT 2020 2 MIN READ

Blazing new trails in Arctic shipping

The Baltic sea is one of the most important trade routes in the world, and even today, at any time, nearly...
  • Propulsion
Controllable Pitch Propellers help to P&O Ferries navigate the English Channel
Article / 7 OCT 2020 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s Controllable Pitch Propellers help P&O Ferries navigate the English Channel

The MS Pride of Canterbury has been a fixture at Dover for...
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä midsize waterjets - delivering proven waterjet technology
Article / 6 AUG 2020 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä midsize waterjets – delivering proven waterjet technology in a compact pre-assembled package

The trend of expanding coastal populations...
  • Propulsion
UNIC automation system enables Wärtsilä 31 performance
Article / 26 APR 2017 6 MIN READ

Next generation UNIC automation system enables Wärtsilä 31 performance

With its long history of technology leadership in advanced controls for...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Why propulsion efficiency is the name of the game
Article / 14 MAR 2018 3 MIN READ

Why propulsion efficiency is the name of the game!

By focusing on optimising the lifecycle efficiency of ships, Wärtsilä's role as a full-service...
  • Propulsion
Meet the miracle WST-24R thruster
Article / 20 APR 2018 3 MIN READ

Meet the miracle: WST-24R thruster

Wärtsilä’s new WST-24R retractable steerable thruster beats its predecessor on a lot of levels: it comes at a...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Save time with underwater repair and maintenance
Article / 31 MAY 2018 3 MIN READ

Save time with underwater repair and maintenance

With the acquisition of the Dutch underwater solutions specialist Trident BV, Wärtsilä will now be...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
How digital propellers are getting close to the real thing
Article / 31 MAY 2018 3 MIN READ

Bytes and bronze: how digital propellers are getting close to the real thing

More powerful digital simulation is allowing Wärtsilä’s designers to...
  • Propulsion
DEME-d fit for dredging up the future
Article / 11 JUL 2017 3 MIN READ

DEME-d fit for dredging up the future!

"Belgian company DEME and Wärtsilä joined forces to build, at 40 MW, the world’s most powerful LNG-fuelled...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä keeps Incat in the fast lane
Article / 28 FEB 2018 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä keeps Incat in the fast lane

For 30 years, Wärtsilä's waterjets have played a vital role in helping Incat build some of the world's fastest...
  • Propulsion
  • Technology
Inland shipping’s day in the sun
Article / 19 JUL 2017 2 MIN READ

Inland shipping’s day in the sun

The newest EU directive regarding emission standards puts a heavy strain on the inland shipping industry. One of...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Propulsion
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Article / 6 JUN 2018 3 MIN READ

Propelling into better prospects

Research and development in propeller design is an ongoing process. And rightly so, Wärtsilä’s propeller design...
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä’s new retractable thruster is an improvement across all parameters
Article / 19 JUN 2018 6 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s new retractable thruster is an improvement across all parameters

The WST-24R thruster, with its eight-degree tilted propeller shaft...
  • Propulsion
  • Technology
Propulsion Control on the Norwegian Gannet
Article / 30 NOV 2018 8 MIN READ

Propulsion Control on the Norwegian Gannet

November 2018 saw the launch of one of the world's most advanced sailing fish factories, the Norwegian...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Wartsila EnergoFlow boosts propulsion efficiency
Article / 8 NOV 2017 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä EnergoFlow boosts propulsion efficiency

Wärtsilä launched its latest energy-saving device for ship engines, a next-generation pre-swirl...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Propulsion
LNG marine fuel gets a push in the United States
Article / 23 NOV 2018 5 MIN READ

LNG marine fuel gets a push in the United States

For the marine industry in the United States, the tide is turning in favour of LNG. A host of...
  • Propulsion
  • Engine systems
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Article / 13 MAR 2019 7 MIN READ

The new age Propulsion Condition Monitoring Service: Key to predictive maintenance and optimal uptime

When Wärtsilä’s Propulsion Condition...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä gives a boost to world’s largest semi-submersible crane vehicle
Article / 14 NOV 2019 7 MIN READ

Wärtsilä gives a boost to world’s largest semi-submersible crane vehicle

Creating state-of-the-art features for Sleipnir, which will remove and...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
Wärtsilä 31 engine
Article / 8 JAN 2019 5 MIN READ

Japanese ferries achieve efficiency and lower emissions

Japan has one of the most advanced ferry fleets in the world, thanks in part to Wärtsilä...
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
  • Propulsion