Two sister ferries being built for Rederi AB Gotland, Sweden, will be powered by Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines running on LNG. When launched they will be the world’s fastest LNG powered Ro-Pax ferries. Wärtsilä is also supplying the gearboxes, controlled pitch propellers with remote control, Wärtsilä Energopac rudders, tunnel thrusters, Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines, the LNGPac fuel gas handling systems, gas valve units, a compact silencer system, a Wärtsilä ballast water management system, an oily water separator with a bilge water guard, as well as project management services. They will both be equipped with Wärtsilä’s NACOS Platinum Automation and Navigation system.
Mr Håkan Johansson, Managing Director of Rederi AB Gotland
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