Fast Lines

Wärtsilä EnergoProFin for Fast Lines' ferry

In line with the environmental vision of the Belgian shipowner Fast Lines, Wärtsilä  EnergoProFin has been installed on the fixed pitch propeller of the coaster vessel Fast Jef. The installation of Wärtsilä EnergoProFin has resulted in reduced fuel consumption by up to two per cent.  It also reduced propeller-induced noise and vibrations.

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We calculate with a payback time of one year for the investment.

Yvan Vlaminckx, Director at Fast Lines

    Challenge
    Finding a solution for the customer to minimise the environmental impact.
    Solution

    Installation of the Wärtsilä EnergoProFin, a propeller cap with fins, rotating together with the propeller.

    Benefits
    • Reduced specific fuel consumption and environmental impact
    • Less noise and vibration
    • Short payback time 

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