Wärtsilä engines for Russian ice-breaker

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 8 April 2004 at 14:00 UTC+2

Wärtsilä will supply four engines for an ice-breaker being built by Kvaerner Masa-Yards for operation in the Sahalin region of eastern Russia. The vessel will have three diesel-electric Wärtsilä 38 main engines and one Wärtsilä 20 auxiliary engine.

Kvaerner Masa-Yards is building the ice-breaker for Far-Eastern Shipping Company PLC (FESCO), the largest shipowner in eastern Russia.

The vessel will be supplied to FESCO in 2005. The engines will be delivered to Kvaerner Masa-Yards during autumn 2004.

This is the shorter of two versions of this press release. The longer version, containing more technical information, is available at www.wartsila.com.


Marit Holmlund-Sund,
Public Relations Manager, Ship Power
Wärtsilä Corporation
Direct tel: +358 10 709 1941
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e-mail: marit.holmlund-sund@wartsila.com
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