Fishing vessels

With close to 50 years of experience in the fishing industry, a substantial reference list of equipment deliveries and in excess of 250 fishing vessels built to its designs, Wärtsilä has a unique know-how and expertise, backed by a truly global footprint. Our extensive offering for fishing vessels allow us to enhance the business of our customers by providing solutions that are environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible, and economically sound.

Propulsion Solutions for Fishing Vessels

Wärtsilä propulsion systems have been developed to provide outstanding reliability, low operating costs, environmental friendliness, easy installation/integration, and intuitive operating control. Wärtsilä designs and produces controllable pitch and fixed pitch propellers for the commercial, navy and superyacht markets. Wärtsilä’s unique hydrodynamic expertise dates back to 1903. With this wealth of experience and more than 20,000 installations throughout our history, we present in this brochure our latest innovative solutions for fishing vessels.

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Finding the right solutions

A new Stern Trawler

Vessels and case studies

Case study:
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How to lower CAPEX & OPEX?

2-speed Gear:
Fuel savings of up to 15%

Discover our technology

Technology highlight:
Optimised propulsion

Reduce fuel costs

fuel-efficient and sustainable -
the Wärtsilä 14
highspeed engine

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Ocean Star
Ocean Star
The world’s biggest and most efficient Pelagic Trawler
Ship Design_Krill fishing
VS 6206
The world’s biggest and most modern krill fishing factory vessel
Rebecca FR143
Efficient and high performance propulsion solution for a twin rig fishing trawler


Reduced environmental impact for fishing...

Wärtsilä is working to raise efficiencies, lower operational costs, and reduce the environmental impact...
1 April 2020
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Fishing for efficiency

Wärtsilä’s fish-eye view of the global fishing market and thousands of hours of development work have...
24 January 2017
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Orders stream in for Wärtsilä 31

The demand for ‘the world’s most efficient 4-stroke engine’, the Wärtsilä 31, shows no signs of slowing...
28 March 2018
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