Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

New ferries for Lake Geneva to have Wärtsilä Stage V engines

Two new passenger ferries being built at Swiss shipyard, Shiptec AG, are to have high-speed Wärtsilä 14 engines complying with the EU Stage V emission standard for inland waterway vessels. The 60m-long ferries, with capacity for 700 passengers, will...

23.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Volvo Penta unveils upgraded D16 engine portfolio

New, more powerful versions of Volvo Penta’s D16 engines are now available, following an upgrade programme across the entire D16 range. The engines are used in many applications across different sectors but in a marine context, they can be used as...

19.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Icebreaking offshore vessel to have Steerprop azimuths

Rauma-based Steerprop is to provide azimuth propulsion and steering systems for a shallow-draught icebreaking offshore service vessel under construction for the Russian companies, Mercury Sakhalin and Pola. The double-acting, walk-to-work vessel is...

18.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Ireland’s first catamaran wind farm service vessel under construction

Singapore’s Penguin Shipyard has started construction of a 27m-long catamaran wind farm service vessel. The third in Penguin’s Windflex 27 series has been sold to Irish operator Farra Marine and was designed by Australia-based naval architects Incat...

16.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Hybrid conversion for Brazilian OSV

Brazilian offshore vessel operator, CBO, has signed a contract with Helsinki-headquartered Wärtsilä to retrofit its platform supply vessel (PSV), CBO Flamingo, with a hybrid propulsion system. The PSV is understood to be the first vessel in Latin...

13.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Concordia Damen signs contract for 40 eco-friendly dual-fuel barges

Dutch yard Concordia Damen, part of Dutch yard group Damen, has signed a contract to build 40 environmentally friendly dual-fuel barges with institutional investors advised by investment bank J.P. Morgan Asset Management. The barges will be chartered...

13.11.2020
Shipbuilding

LPG-fuelled gas carrier completes successful sea trials

The first of twelve gas tankers earmarked by Singapore-based tanker owner, BW LPG, for LPG engine conversions has undergone successful sea trials. The 2015-built LPG tanker, BW Gemini, has been equipped with a Wärtsilä LPG Fuel Supply System in a...

10.11.2020

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