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Improved lifecycle efficiency with water lubricated stern tube solutions

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Wärtsilä

12 pages
Published 05 Oct 2017
12 pages
Published 05 Oct 2017

Authors:

Wärtsilä

Improved lifecycle efficiency with water lubricated stern tube solutions

Finding a stern tube solution is one of the most critical elements to ensure a vessel’s continuous operational capability. Developments in technology have lowered the costs of the solutions, allowing industry decision makers to better consider their choice from financial, operational and environmental perspectives. Choosing a water lubricated stern tube solution instead of an oil lubricated one means that the shipowners are able to improve their lifecycle efficiency with lower operational costs, reduce risks to secure reliability of operations and future-proof their system to meet environmental regulations.

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Contents

  1. Main market drivers
  2. Risks associated with oil lubrication
  3. Eliminating oil leakages
  4. Benefits of water lubrication
  5. Summary




 


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