Tag Archives: Wärtsilä

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Waterjets To Power Largest High Speed Ferry in the Mediterranean

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. When delivered, this vessel will … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide ship owners and operators assistance concerning Ballast Water Management Systems

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements with a number of major shipyards, the latest being Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL) of Singapore. The agreements are intended to establish cooperation and communication between … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

Global leader in high-tech marine market enters joint venture to provide electrical and automation systems and equipment to China-based ships

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä becomes the preferred service supplier for PGS Geophysical AS

HELSINKI, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the agreement, Wärtsilä will take care of the maintenance of engines … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to work with Seabin Project to address the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the Seabin Project to join their global pilot programme, which addresses the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans. The project aims at approaching the challenge from … Read the full press release

Solikamsk Thermal Power Station in Russia to undergo modernization

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia, in order to modernize the Solikamsk Thermal Power Station. Wärtsilä’s scope covers an extended engineering and equipment … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signed MoU with Iran’s largest industrial corporation for the development of decentralized power generation in Iran

HELSINKI, 04-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO), the largest industrial corporation in Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 29th. The MoU was signed in connection to the President of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply 135 MW Flexicycle (combined cycle) power plant to the Indonesian state utility PT PLN

HELSINKI, 04-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium consisting of Wärtsilä and an Indonesian construction company PT PP (Persero) Tbk has been selected to supply a 135 MW Flexicycle (combined cycle) power plant to PT PLN, the Indonesian state utility. The … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide maintenance services for Phoenix Reisen’s cruise vessel M/S Artania

HELSINKI, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Ship management company V.Ships has chosen Wärtsilä to provide maintenance services for its long term client Phoenix Reisen’s cruise vessel M/S Artania. Increased predictability of maintenance operations and recommendations on how to optimise the engine’s fuel … Read the full press release

Two Wärtsilä 31 engines to power new 158 metre long car and passenger ferry built for Danish operator Mols-Linien

HELSINKI, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new 158 metre long car and passenger ferry being built for Danish operator Mols-Linien, will be powered by two 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 31 main engines. The ship is being built at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä launches helicopter guidance software technology for marine market applications

HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces the launch of its helicopter guidance software technology for marine market applications. Originally developed for military applications, the technology is based on the company’s well known Nacos Platinum navigation system. Following increasing demand from … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä customer PT Indonesia Power wins best dual-fuel power plant of the year by Asian Power Awards

HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Asian Power Awards has announced the winner for the best dual-fuel power plant of the year, PT Indonesia Power with their 200 MW power plant PLTDG Pesanggaran Bali. The project was executed in a consortium with … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä supports project aimed at creating the world’s first autonomous marine transport system

HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä’s strong commitment to developing the technologies, the system reliability, and the essential designs to enable the viability of autonomous shipping is again emphasised through its participation in an important research programme. Together with other leading … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä partners with Zamakona Yards to enhance its service offering in the Canary Islands

HELSINKI, 29-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, is enhancing its service offering by participating in a new maintenance hub in the Canary Islands. The facility, operated by one of Spain’s biggest shipbuilding and ship … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs major contract to supply 161 MW Flexicycle power plant to Yamama Cement Company in Saudi Arabia

HELSINKI, 29-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä has signed a major contract to supply a 161 MW Flexicycle (combined cycle) power plant to Yamama Cement Company in Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä will deliver a full EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) project. In addition … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä wins contract for two new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers for India’s Adani group

HELSINKI, 28-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä has won an order for two new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers being built for the Adani group, India’s largest private multi-port operator. The vessels are the first of a new IHC Beagle series designed … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä expands its existing global Hydro and Industrial service offering with the acquisition of Weir American Hydro

HELSINKI, 28-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, announces that it has acquired the USA and Canada based company Weir American Hydro from the Weir Group plc. Ownership of the … Read the full press release

Greece based shipping fleet operator TMS Tankers selected Wärtsilä fixed pitch propellers (FPPs) for its new vessels

HELSINKI, 25-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TMS Tankers Ltd, one of the largest Greece based shipping fleet operators, has selected Wärtsilä fixed pitch propellers (FPPs) for its new vessels under construction in China. The order was placed with Wärtsilä’s joint venture company … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply combined inert gas generators and gas combustion units for 17 new LNG Carrier vessels to South Korea

HELSINKI, 11-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea has contracted Wärtsilä to supply combined inert gas generators and gas combustion units for 17 new LNG Carrier vessels under construction at the company’s yards. The vessels … Read the full press release

India: Wärtsilä to supply 40 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL)

HELSINKI, 11-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä will supply a 40 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) in Southern India. The LNG-fired plant will be located near the city of Kochi, and will provide much-needed peaking power … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä generating sets to power two new Aker Arctic designed icebreakers under construction in Russia

HELSINKI, 10-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new Aker Arctic designed icebreakers, under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard in Russia, will have their main power provided by Wärtsilä generating sets. The ships are being built for Gazprom Neft based in St.Petersburg, … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply a major Flexicycle power plant to Energía del Pacífico S.A. in Acajutla, El Salvador

HELSINKI, 19-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a major Flexicycle power plant to Energía del Pacífico S.A. in Acajutla, El Salvador. It will be the largest and most efficient power plant in El Salvador, and the … Read the full press release

Hyundai Heavy Industries placed two important contracts with Wärtsilä for seawater/propane based regasification modules

HELSINKI, 31-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has placed two important contracts with Wärtsilä for seawater/propane based regasification modules. The systems are to be installed on FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) vessels owned by … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply three of Finnlines vessels with exhaust cleaning scrubber systems

HELSINKI, 31-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnlines, a leading Ro-Ro and passenger vessel operator with services in the North and Baltic Seas, has contracted Wärtsilä to supply three of its vessels with exhaust cleaning scrubber systems. Finnlines is part of the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä: Three new container ships will be fitted with Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS)

HELSINKI, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä has received another important order for its Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). Three new container ships being built for a major European shipping company at the Jinhai Shipyard in China will be fitted with … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs 3-year Service Agreement with Newcrest Mining Limited for their power plants in Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea

HELSINKI, 1-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the leading global supplier of flexible and efficient power plant solutions and services, has signed a 3-year Service Agreement with Newcrest Mining Limited for their power plants in Lihir gold mine in Papua New … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s donation used to support orphanage in Kenya

HELSINKI, 2-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘A peaceful, prosperous and just world in which sports is a unifying and livelihood factor’ is the vision of Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation (TLPF) in Kenya. The organisation was established by Tegla Loroupe, a renowned … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply 54 dual fuel engines to power Arc 7 design icebreaking LNG carriers for Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in South Korea

Helsinki, Finland, 12-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard in South Korea has ordered a total of 54 Wärtsilä dual fuel engines to power 172,600 cbm icebreaking LNG carriers being built for use in arctic conditions … Read the full press release