In the cruise industry the ambition is always to go above and beyond, to exceed expectations. This is as true for the guest experience as it is for the industry’s drive to reduce emissions and decarbonise, with net zero being the ultimate goal. As a leading maritime technology provider, Wärtsilä is well placed to support cruise operators on their decarbonisation journey with its comprehensive solutions and services offering for newbuilding and retrofit projects.
Wärtsilä has a five-step approach to ensure you remain competitive, compliant and profitable.
1. Lower carbon fuels
Adoption of LNG, bioLNG or Methanol
Integration of additional power sources such as battery hybrid and shore power
3. Boosting efficiency
Highest engine efficiency, re-use of waste energy, energy savings devices
4. Digital innovation
Adoption of new digital solutions to improve voyage efficiency
5. Smart services
Optimised fleet decarbonisation services and guaranteed asset performance agreements
Cruise vessels being built today will still be sailing in 30 years or more. Over that time new, more sustainable technologies and fuels will become available so it is essential to build with the future in mind. How to keep up and invest wisely?
Let’s see in more detail the five-step approach to ensure you remain competitive, compliant and profitable.