Propulsion solutions -
Highest efficiency, safety and manoeuvrability
With increasing demands on owners and operators to improve efficiency while also decarbonising, the maritime industry is facing multiple challenges. However, there is also opportunity. While the development of alternative fuels is a critical element in the decarbonisation journey, the opportunity to increase efficiency and reduce energy consumption is also a proven part of this equation. Wärtsilä Propulsion solutions and services are built on unique experience, technical and engineering expertise all focused on delivering the highest efficiency, safety and manoeuvrability to enable the future of vessel propulsion.
The world’s largest retractable thrustersPerformance of the propulsion solutions supplied by the technology group Wärtsilä exceeded the design specification and contributed to the success of the sea trials for the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV). The ‘Sleipnir’ was built at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore for the Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Offshore Services (HOS). It was delivered from the yard in July.
The world’s largest retractable thrusters