Wärtsilä is to supply the main engines for two environmentally sustainable tugs being built for CNOOC Energy Technology & Services Limited, a subsidiary of the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp.
The product will enable the delivery of electro and automation systems for large, electric propulsion vessels, such as drilling rigs and tankers, large passenger and cruise ships, as well as various offshore service vessels.
Investments in infrastructure for small scale LNG power production might be justified when the total demand for electric power exceeds 500 MW within a 120,000 km2 island region with no pipeline connection, argues new study.
MAN Diesel & Turbo and Wärtsilä Corporation, have agreed to pursue a large joint research project, the HERCULES-C project, as a continuation of the very successful HERCULES programmes for the research and development of marine engine technology.
Members of new research consortium, which includes Lloyd's Register, Enterprises Shipping and Trading, Hyperion Power Generation and BMT, to examine the marine applications for small modular reactors (SMRs).
At the heart of Oasis of the Seas, the world's largest passenger vessel, beneath an original carousel, an array of restaurants, surfing simulators, rock-climbing walls, a tropical living park and guests and crew on board, are two sets of three Wärtsilä engines, powering everything on the ship.
Wärtsilä has been assigned overall responsibility for systems integration in the pioneering FellowSHIP project. Wärtsilä's specially designed equipment is being used to integrate and create synergies between leading marine technology and state-of-the-art fuel cell technology.
Alfa Laval is expanding its facilities to begin assembly of S-separators in Jiang Yin, China, 148 km northwest of Shanghai. The S-separator is the marine industry’s most purchased centrifuge for cleaning fuel and lubricating oils.