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WÄRTSILÄ SHIP DESIGN
COST EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCED PERFORMANCE
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Ship Design

Wärtsilä Ship Design offers innovative designs with a cost efficiency focus that are environmentally compliant with known and future rules and regulations. We differentiate from our competitors by offering design developments evolving around the ship owner’s business model, ensuring that the vessel we design for you, is to the exact specification and requirements for your business needs. We will support you and focus on cost and fuel efficiency, higher energy efficiency, optimized ship building, lower operating costs, and enhanced environmental performance throughout entire process of your new build of retrofit project.

Our unique expertise, knowledge and global footprint allow us to turn our customer’s vision into reality, maximizing profits and your asset value. With a reference to over 4000 vessels built, including some of the most advanced LNG powered ships, Wartsila Ship Design has one of the largest, most comprehensive scopes in the marine industry to manage and support your entire project from FEED to class and flag approvals.
Wärtsilä Ship design
    Our services
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    Design Process
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    Initial Design

    Initial Design is performed at the very first stage of the project. Wärtsilä Ship Design assists the customer in finding the best solution and supports in analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of different options. The vessel is designed to a suitable level of detail to bid tendering to yards and to allow sub-contractors to quote equipment.

    TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

    • Building Specification

    DRAWINGS (2D AND 3D)

    • General arrangement
    • Hull model
    • Tank plan
    • 3D presentation

    HYDROSTATIC CALCULATIONS

    • Intact and damage preliminary stability booklet

    HYDRODYNAMIC AND MODEL TESTS

    • Speed and power
    • Sea keeping
    • Station keeping capability (DP)
    • ERN calculation
     

     

    OTHER CALCULATIONS / ANALYSIS

    • Lightship weight
    • Electrical load balance
    Basic Design

    Basic Design includes key plans and main documents for approval from the classification societies.

    STRUCTURAL DRAWINGS

    • Profile and plan
    • Main sections
    • Shell expansion
    • Main foundations

    ARRANGEMENT DRAWINGS

    • Internal and external arrangement
    • Antenna arrangement
    • Freeboard plan
    • Fields of vision
    • Insulation plan
    • Other systems arrangement

    VESSEL SYSTEM LAYOUTS

    • Cooling system
    • Cargo systems
    • Electrical system
    • HVAC system
    • Other system diagrams

    FINAL DOCUMENTATION

    • Inclining test
    • Intact and damage final stability check
    • Manuals
    Detail- and production design
    Detail- and production design consists of the preparation of production information, e.g. detail drawings and 3D model.

    3D MODEL

    PIPING AND MACHINERY

    • Isometrics
    • Coordination drawings
    • Penetration drawings
    • Installation drawings

    STEEL STRUCTURE

    • Foundations
    • Block and section plan
    • Nupas Cadmatic cutting info

    DETAILED DRAWINGS

    • Cable diagrams
    • Outfitting drawings
    • Steel details
    ISO Certificate
    WSD ISO 9001 Certificate
    WSD ISO 9001 Certificate - Appendix

    References

    Articles

    New Headings in Ship Design

    Ship design is undergoing a period of full-throttle advancement, thanks largely to new-generation software tools and smarter approaches. The latest innovations are bringing about vessels that run leaner, cleaner and safer than ever.
    8 September 2016
    • Twentyfour7. article

    Another hundred years

    A team of futurists have spun gold from global trends that threaten to disrupt the marine market. But disruption’s not really a threat – it’s a good thing when it saves money and is kinder to the environment. Wärtsilä’s six new marine concept designs...
    6 September 2016
    • Twentyfour7. article

    The future’s battery-run ships will be remote controlled

    Marine solutions provider Wärtsilä this week unveiled what could become the ship of tomorrow, drawing inspiration for the design from potentially disruptive technology and trends, as well as the wish lists of its cautious clients.
    16 March 2016
    • Twentyfour7. article

    On the brink of change

    For decades, people and goods have moved freely between continents at increasing speeds. But, for the shipping industry, the greatest catalysts of globalisation have yet to set in.
    12 October 2015
    • Twentyfour7. article

    Design that holds its value

    Bigger, better and more fuel-efficient designs are among the trends that Wärtsilä is establishing with its latest vessels.
    19 February 2015
    • Twentyfour7. article

    LNG Comes of Age

    The first gas-fuelled supply vessel turns 10. The Viking Energy also earns a 10 for performance.
    5 March 2013
    • Twentyfour7. article

    Press releases

    Contact us

    Merchant
    Name-Lilli-Chi
    Lilli Chi
    Norway
    Name-Lilli-Chi
    Markku Miinala 
    Finland
    Special Vessels
    Name-Asmund-Hellesoy
    Ove Wilhelmsen
    Norway
    Name-Ayhwa-Ngoh
    Ay Hwa Ngoh
    Singapore
    Tugs
    Name-Ayhwa-Ngoh
    Ay Hwa Ngoh
    Singapore
    Fishing Vessels
    Name-Ove-Wilhemlsen
    Ove Wilhelmsen
    Norway
    Name-Harald-Arne-Skjelde
    Harald Arne Skjelde
    Norway
    Offshore
    Name-David-Xu
    David Xu
    Singapore
    Name-David-Xu
    Tommy Hivand
    Norway
    Ferries
    Name-Lilli-Chi
    Markku Miinala 
    Finland

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