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PSA Marine chooses Wärtsilä for first LNG-fuelled tug

Monday, 14 May 2018

Singapore’s PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd has chosen Wärtsilä to design and supply a fuel and propulsion system for its first LNG-powered harbour tug, to be built by PaxOcean Shipyard.

Illustration of the harbour tug

The power and automation corporation will supply two Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines operating mostly on LNG, together with its LNGPac fuel storage and supply system, steerable thrusters, and the Wärtsilä ProTouch control system. The 28m-long tug, with a bollard pull of 50 tonnes, is due for delivery in mid-2019 when it will start working in the port of Singapore.