Cargo vessels

Customised solutions to fit the operating profile of your cargo vessel

Whatever the vessel’s operating profile, Wärtsilä offers customized solutions that meet your specific needs as a ship owner or operator of a cargo vessel. Wärtsilä’s innovative approach and broad product portfolio enable fit-for-purpose cargo vessels that have the flexibility needed to achieve significant environmental and economic benefits. Thus, ensuring your vessel is compliant and meets both local or global operating regulations and legislation as well as maximising profitability.

Wärtsilä’s ability to combine products into a single solution package that combines ship design, engines, gearboxes, electrical & automation systems, propulsion, seals & bearings and environmental solutions, provides guaranteed performance of the complete package install. A single solution package also has the added benefit of uniformed documentation, a single point of contact, and Wärtsilä’s efficient propulsion plant in which all parts are engineered and designed to work in harmony.

  • Customised solutions to meet specific ship configurations
  • Easy installation
  • Reduced downtime and redundancy
  • Improve reliability and efficiency

Energy efficiency for the marine industry

Improving efficiency is a known requirement but how can this be achieved.  In this short video we explore how to decrease energy consumption to increase profitability and at the same time reduce emissions.
 

Market trends in the Merchant Shipping industry

Pressure on owners and managers in the merchant fleet is increasing and identifying ways to reduce costs is central to relieving some of this pressure. Explore some of the short term solutions available to achieve this in this video.

Articles

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  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Electrical systems
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Wärtsilä’s propulsion field service team – the expertise, quality and experience to keep your vessels running optimally

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  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Lifecycle services
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Wärtsilä Expert Insight – The continuing evolution of our next-level predictive maintenance service

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  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
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Complying with EEXI – how to speed up decarbonisation without slowing down vessels

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  • Engine systems
  • Propulsion
  • Electrical systems
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  • Lifecycle services
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Related press releases

Wärtsilä wins order to supply Cargo Handling System for second LNG Bunker Vessel being built by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

Dec 1, 2021, 16:00 PM by Wärtsilä Corporation

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a new 103 metre (340 feet) long LNG Bunker Barge with a complete LNG cargo storage and handling system. The ship will be built at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (“FBS”) in Wisconsin, USA for Polaris New Energy (PNE). This is the second of two such barges built at the yard for PNE, the same Wärtsilä solution having been ordered for both. The first barge is scheduled for delivery from FBS in December 2021. This latest order with Wärtsilä was placed in November 2021.

In addition to the equipment scope, Wärtsilä will also provide the detailed design for the system as well as all necessary integration requirements. The second barge will be able to load LNG from the major terminals thanks to an elevated manifold feature. Wärtsilä’s leading position as a provider of LNG systems for the marine sector enables the company to offer solid support for owners and operators as the acceptance of LNG fuel continues to grow.

“When delivered, these two barges will be the largest LNG bunker barges in the U.S., which further solidifies Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding’s reputation as the ‘go-to’ shipyard for LNG bunker vessels. We are very pleased to once again partner with Wärtsilä for this second PNE barge, and we thank them for the excellent way in which the first vessel project was executed,” says Justin Slater, Director of Sales & Marketing at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.

“This repeat order comes based on the success of the first vessel’s cargo handling project, and Wärtsilä’s unmatched reputation for high quality LNG system solutions. The North American maritime sector is increasingly turning to LNG fuel as a means to reduce its carbon footprint, and this project represents an important addition to the supply infrastructure. Our depth of experience certainly adds significant support to this trend,” says Kjell Ove Ulstein, Sales and Marketing Director for Wärtsilä Gas Solutions.

The Wärtsilä scope includes four 1350 m3 insulated LNG cargo tanks, the cargo control system, deepwell pumps, a ship-to-shore transfer system, a nitrogen generator, all necessary safety equipment and systems, a custody transfer measurement system, and the gas combustion unit. Deliveries to the yard will commence in November 2022.

The two barges will be capable of delivering fuel to both ocean-going and inland waterway vessels operating on LNG.

Wärtsilä Gas Solutions is a market leader with innovative systems and lifecycle solutions for the gas value chain. Our main focus areas are handling of gas in seaborne transport (storage, fuel, transfer and BOG management), gas to power, liquefaction and biogas solutions. We help our customers on the journey towards a sustainable future through focus on lifecycle, innovation and digitalization.

Media contacts for more information on this release:

Mrs Elin Saure Hasund
Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Gas Solutions
Wärtsilä Marine Systems
Tel: +47 81548500
Elin.saurehasund@wartsila.com

Mr Bill Amundsen
Key Account Manager
Wärtsilä North America, New Orleans, Louisiana
+281-217-7987 (M)
bill.amundsen@wartsila.com

 

Image caption: Wärtsilä will supply its LNG Cargo Handling System for a new LNG bunker barge being built in the USA. ©Fincantieri

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Wärtsilä Marine Systems in brief:
We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems support our customers with high quality products and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment, shaft line, underwater repair and electrical integrations. We are committed to providing the latest and most efficient solutions, in line with Wärtsilä’s vision for a safe and sustainable future for our customers, our communities and our planet.
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Wärtsilä in brief:
Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,500 professionals in 200 locations in more than 70 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2020 Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
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