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

Article / 8 DEC 2021 3 MIN READ

A look back at this year’s decarbonisation journey on Insights

A review of 2021 Wärtsilä Insights on decarbonisation – from future fuels and...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Electrical systems
Article / 19 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s propulsion field service team – the expertise, quality and experience to keep your vessels running optimally

Wärtsilä’s propulsion field...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 3 NOV 2021 5 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Expert Insight – The continuing evolution of our next-level predictive maintenance service

Wärtsilä Expert Insight uses advanced...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 7 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

Complying with EEXI – how to speed up decarbonisation without slowing down vessels

Time is running out for vessel owners to comply with the IMO’s...
  • Engine systems
  • Propulsion
  • Electrical systems
Article / 9 AUG 2021 3 MIN READ

Reduced time and increased accuracy – streamlined procurement between Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Wärtsilä

The procurement process at...
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 8 JUN 2021 5 MIN READ

Full speed ahead for onshore green ammonia production in Norway

The ZEEDS initiative’s plans for onshore green ammonia production – to provide...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power

Related press releases

Wärtsilä signs second renewal of Maintenance Agreement with Rederi Ab Eckerö

Jun 30, 2021, 10:00 AM by Wärtsilä Corporation

The technology group Wärtsilä has renewed for the second time its Optimised Maintenance agreement with the Åland Islands based shipping group Rederi Ab Eckerö. Under the terms of this latest 5-year agreement, Wärtsilä will be responsible for maintenance of the main and auxiliary engines in six vessels within the customer’s fleet. Annual performance audits aimed at ensuring optimal operating efficiency will also be carried out. The agreement was signed in May 2021.

“Our policy is to make every effort to maximise the operating efficiency and minimise the environmental impact of our ships. By working closely with Wärtsilä, who as the manufacturer of the engines is best qualified to maintain them, we are supporting and strengthening this policy,” says Daniel Olsén Technical Manager, Rederi Ab Eckerö.

“Renewing our agreement for the second time gives a clear indication that the customer is satisfied with the tailor-made services & solutions we deliver. Optimised Maintenance agreement are an important element of Wärtsilä’s Lifecycle Solutions approach to supporting and enhancing our customers’ business performance,” says Markus Nyström, Senior Account Manager, Wärtsilä Marine Power.

The agreement is designed to ensure that the contracted vessels’ engines operate safely and with optimal fuel efficiency, and that downtime and unplanned maintenance are minimised. The agreement also provides full cost predictability with fixed fees for the ships’ maintenance activities over a five-year period. The vessels covered include both ferries and cargo ships.

 

Media contact for more information on this release:

Ms Marit Holmlund-Sund
General Manager, Marketing Communications
Wärtsilä Marine Power
Mobile +358 (0)40 538 3519
marit.holmlund-sund@wartsila.com

 

Image caption: 

Four of the Rederi Ab Eckerö vessels covered by the renewed Wärtsilä Maintenance Agreement; top left the m.s. Eckerö, top right the m.s. Finlandia, bottom left the m.s. Finbo Cargo, and bottom right the m.s. Transporter. © Rederi Ab Eckerö

 

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https://www.wartsila.com/media/news-releases and at http://news.cision.com/wartsila-corporation where also the images can be downloaded.
 

Wärtsilä Marine Power in brief
Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise.
www.wartsila.com/marine

 

Wärtsilä in brief:

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
www.wartsila.com

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