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Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings

Equipping customers for the modern world

Fully integrated shaft line solutions

A part of a global organisation with over 100 years’ experience, Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings offers environmentally and operationally efficient products and services for the marine market.

With our skill-set, services and fully integrated solutions, we can support the whole lifecycle of a vessel's shaft line and navigate customers through a new age of shipping.

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, we at Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings remain committed to supporting the shipping industry. For further information on how we can support you during these times, please click here.

Wärtsilä Linesafe

We needed a partner with the experience and in-house expertise to deliver a light weight, reliable, and environmentally friendly solution, and Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings more than fills these requirements."
Baltic Yachts

Segments

    Merchant

    Transporting cargo or passengers are the primary purpose of merchant vessels. These vessels can come in different sizes and shapes – from a long diving boat to ultra large crude carriers. They are the main tool of ocean transportation, carrying crude oil and goods throughout the world, in varied sizes of tankers, containers and bulk carriers. 

    Operational reliability is paramount, amongst other value propositions, to merchant vessel operators. We can deliver flexible solutions that look beyond current regulations to ensure vessels are prepared for future needs and business models.

    Cruise and ferry

    The maritime industry is facing increasing pressure to reduce its environmental impact. Regulations are becoming more stringent, and new authorities are establishing their own emission regulations in local areas. At the same time, the cruise industry is accelerating, and the number of cruise berths is growing rapidly. To ensure maximum efficiency, reliability and environmental performance over the entire lifecycle of the installation, Wärtsilä Shaft Line Solutions are able to meet specific ship design and operational requirements.

    Cruise ship
    Navy

    From surveying the seas to safeguarding key trade routes, today’s navies are deployed in operations of varying scope and complexity and require ever more efficient vessels to meet modern military demands.

    In our position as a leading equipment supplier with manufacturing facilities around the world, we have the means to create fully integrated shaft line solutions for navies. We deliver advanced noise reducing, shock resistant solutions capable of performing in the harshest marine environments and in the most demanding operating conditions.

    Navy ship
    Offshore and special vessels

    From offshore installation vessels to technically complex research ships and dredgers, we have the skills to overcome a number of marine and offshore market challenges. Years of experience in the marine industry allow Wärtsilä to offer a complete range of propulsion shaft line components designed to operate with minimum disruption and maximum efficiency, even in the harshest of environments.

    Offshore vessel
    Yachts and fishing vessels

    Vessel owners and operators are looking for more advanced solutions which can provide value for money by lasting longer, preventing expensive emergency dockings and downtime in harbour, and avoiding leakages and associated costs. At the same time, owners also need fast delivery of seals and bearings products and spare parts. Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings’ portfolio is designed to improve lifecycle cost management, with a range of custom engineered shaft line products which can provide long service life to owners and operators.

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