Special Vessels

Wärtsilä Ship Design provides innovative and economically sound designs for special vessels, such as research vessels, wind support and installation vessels, tugs and workboats.

Our focus on environment and efficiency, and our extensive experience with LNG as fuel is reflected in our portfolio.


    • Wind Innovation - offshore vessel conversion
      Rebuilding of a Seismic Survey Vessel, the ‘Viking II’, for use as a hotel vessel.

      Wind Innovation - offshore vessel conversion

    • Jack-up lift vessel
      Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the design for a new jack-up lift vessel. Wärtsilä Ship Design has considerable experience in designing offshore and specialised vessels, and its selection for the design of a new, next generation, lift vessel is considered an acknowledgement of the company’s strong track record.

      Jack-up lift vessel

    • Jack-Up Crane Vessel
      Tailored specifically for year-round construction of offshore wind farms, the Wärtsilä-IMS advanced jack-up crane vessel is designed to remain operational under harsh Northern European sea and wind conditions. This self-propelled jack-up crane vessel is capable of lifting up to 800 tons, while jacked up in water depths of up to 45 meters.

      Jack-Up Crane Vessel

    Press releases


    New LNG Tug opens a market

    Wärtsilä recently signed a contract related to the first LNG Tug to operate in the Middle East. This...
    22 April 2015
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