Wärtsilä’s secure, reliable systems and services for navies and governmental marine organisations include engines, thrusters, propulsion solutions, and lifecycle services for naval vessels, military ships and other special vessels. The portfolio meets the most stringent, special naval requirements such as noise reduction and shock resistance.
Naval vessels as well as coast guard and research vessels are moving towards a more sustainable future in line with global reduction in emissions. Working in collaboration with partners and solution providers it is possible to deliver the mission profile required with a sustainable approach.
Wärtsilä offers a variety of solutions for emissions reduction. For example:
When working with you, Wärtsilä’s experts will look at the whole picture of your vessel or fleet’s efficiency. They will seek a comprehensive, optimal combination of the power and propulsion systems, the integrated automation systems, and the way that the vessel will be operated and maintained. The resulting solutions will be optimised, reduce emissions, and cut operating costs.
All deliveries will have the following high standards:
Depending on deployment area, the deliveries will also meet the following standards:
Wärtsilä is the leading partner and supplier to navies and coast guards for a wide variety of vessel types.
Wärtsilä has a long-standing experience in providing propulsion and powering solutions for Navy and Coast Guard vessels. More than 90 countries entrust Wärtsilä with the supply of equipment for their naval fleet. Here are just a few examples.
The design of a vessel is most efficient when the hull and propulsors interact in an optimal way. Optimizing propeller design and engine selection can lead to significant fuel savings – reducing emissions and saving money on fuel.
Hybrid solutions and electrical and power management systems may be part of the solution – always integrated, optimal, and tailored to the specific operating profile of the vessel. This helps ensure safe and efficient operation.
Energy saving devices and technologies (ESTs) will help you save fuel and decrease emissions now. Learn more – download your quick guide to energy saving technologies now!
Which sustainable fuel is going to be the prevailing one in the future? All alternative fuels have their unique pros and cons. This is why Wärtsilä is investing in all the new fuels and developing flexible technologies.
This table summarises the existing fuel technologies and the ones under development.
Fuel flexibility is important – learn more about the development of future marine fuels in Wärtsilä.
Wärtsilä is investing heavily in R&D and in manufacturing processes to stay at the forefront of the industry. In 2022 alone, we committed 241 million euros to R&D, and we have over 2,850 patents. This is an important reason why we continue leading the way in emissions reduction technology.
You will get the benefits of Wärtsilä’s expertise and decades’ long experience in marine applications.
In addition to delivering complete integrated propulsion systems, we have the best experts for the following, for example:
Wärtsilä also has close ties with marine institutes that provide hydrodynamic studies.
Last but not least, we can provide Integrated Logistic support (ILS).
Choose Wärtsilä for your single supplier throughout the vessel’s lifetime - from conceptual design to construction and operation. You will have one point of contact and one supplier with full responsibility. Other benefits include:
Wärtsilä’s global service network operates in 70 countries worldwide. It offers a range of solutions, products, and specialist services to support the equipment on board.
You can select the level of service that fits your needs. For example, basic support, installation and commissioning, performance optimization, upgrades, conversions, environmental solutions, service projects, and outcome-based service agreements with a focus on achieving specific performance.