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The complete shaft line solution package

Meet the future of shaft line solutions

Reduce risk. Increase your profitability.

Meet the future of shaft line solutions

Project FuTube brings together some of our latest and most innovative solutions for the
maritime industry. By improving the efficiency, performance and availability of your vessel,
these technologies reduce your costs while increasing your profitability.



Our latest breakthrough in Shaft Line technology, poised to redefine efficiency and environmental responsibility in marine propulsion systems.

  • Suitable for both oil and water lube systems
  • Compact design
  • Low risk profile
  • Simplified system 



10-Years Airguard Seal

Building on proven Wärtsilä Airguard performance, the 10-Years Airguard Seal gives you a decade of operation without needing to replace seal rings. This leads to significant operational cost savings over the lifetime of the vessel – up to 59% compared to conventional seals. 

  • Wärtsilä Airguard works with compressed air
  • Constant flow of air pressure into the void space
  • Prevents oil leaking outboard or seawater entering the stern tube
  • Cost savings over the lifetime of the vessel



Discover IntelliSafe, a self-regulating bearing that optimises performance and operating conditions. 

  • Self-regulating bearing
  • More robust against unfavourable operating conditions
  • Significantly extends the bearings lifecycle
  • Offers significant cost savings



Shaft Line Monitoring Equipment

See what’s happening on your shaft line at all times. Shaft Line Monitoring Equipment lets you monitor conditions, detect deviations from standard operations and log results to help with preventative maintenance.

  • Realtime monitoring of shaftline condition
  • Simultaneous sampling of all input channels allowing for complete analysis
  • Allows evaluation and in-depth analysis of critical component


How can we help?

Contact our 24/7 customer support at for assistance with solutions related to the shaft line.

To enable prompt response, please indicate the Equipment Serial Number or the name of the vessel. Equipment Serial Number is taken from the equipment nameplate and includes all letters and numbers as given on the equipment nameplate.

For all other enquiries, please fill in the online form. Fields indicated with an asterisk (*) are required. We aim to respond within 1-2 business days depending on the scope of your enquiry.

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