Category: Thrusters

DEVELOPING COMPLETE PROPULSION PACKAGE

May 29, 2015 5:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Wärtsilä has developed propulsion systems that are capable of operating with Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) and comply with the US Vessel General Permit 2013 (VGP-2013). Wärtsilä is among the first marine propulsion solutions suppliers to achieve this compliance for complete propulsion packages. Read the rest of this entry »

NEW INNOVATIONS WHICH HELP OFFSHORE VESSELS

March 6, 2015 5:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts
One area of offshore shipping that has seen a huge amount of innovation is propulsion machinery. With fuel efficiency and reduced emissions in mind, there has been an ever greater interest in new types of propulsion options, ranging from the still popular diesel-electric concept to hybrid machinery, fuel cells and batteries and, of course, the adoption of engines that can burn liquefied natural gas.

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