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Merchant vessel solutions

Merchant Vessels

Wärtsilä provides environmentally and economically sound integrated solutions and products for merchant vessels - including Gas Carriers, Tankers, Container Vessels and a variety of other cargo vessels. Wärtsilä has a full range of capabilities and solutions to support the modern merchant vessel that has been built globally over the past 185 years.  This critical experience and capability is unique in the industry and enables Wartsila to deliver flexible solutions that look beyond current regulations to ensure vessels are prepared for future needs and business models.

Gas carriers

Gas carriers

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bulk carriers

Bulk carriers

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Container vessels

Container vessels

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cargo vessels

Cargo vessels

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RO-RO/PCTC vessels

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Arriving just in time for the future

Late arrival of ships is a costly problem. But W?rtsil?’s Smart Marine technologies and port automation...
2 January 2020
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  • SmartMarine

The green energy of the future could...

There are currently 10,240 tankers hauling 3.8 billion gallons of crude oil around the world. We rely...
30 December 2019
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  • SmartMarine

Container ships: is bigger always better?

Container ships have increased in size every year since the advent of containerised shipping itself...
27 December 2019
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Delivering on a deal that revolutionises...

In October, Anglo-Eastern agreed with W?rtsil? on a programme to digitalise its global fleet of more...
20 December 2019
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  • SmartMarine

Shaft generators enable emissions-free...

Shaft generators generate power from a ship's main engines, but are now also being used to reduce emissions.
3 December 2019
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  • SmartMarine

Who is afraid of the sulphur cap?

As the IMO’s Global Sulphur Cap 2020 approaches, time is running out for marine industry players to make...
31 October 2019
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Merchant ship design

Container Feeders

Available in three versions: HFO, HFO with exhaust cleaning systems, dual-fuel engines

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GAS carriers/ bunkering vessels

Fuel economy, performance guarantees, optional versions to meet specific needs

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Proven Wärtsilä SK 5054 ship design has been used for 60+ vessels already in operation

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  • Two new shuttle tankers for the KNOT Group
    The technology group W?rtsil?’s emissions abatement technology is again recognised with a new order. The company will provide its Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Recovery System, together with an LNG Fuel Gas Supply System, for two new 124,000 DWT shuttle tankers.

    Two new shuttle tankers for the KNOT Group

  • LNG vessel for Knutsen OAS Shipping
    The latest development of the LNG infrastructure provides clear evidence of the increasing importance of LNG fuel to the marine industry. W?rtsil? has a lot of experience and know-how throughout the LNG value chain, and we are confident that their solutions are what we need for this latest expansion to our fleet.

    LNG vessel for Knutsen OAS Shipping

  • Arklow Shipping fleet
    For its new build programme of 25 ships, Arklow Shipping requested a stable and always available internet solution for both operational and crew needs. W?rtsil? met this need by providing a 60 cm VSAT installation, complete with an lP phone system, network management and airtime.

    Arklow Shipping fleet

  • Clipper Harald
    Solvang selected the W?rtsil? Open Loop Scrubber System to be retrofitted onboard the LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) tanker “Clipper Harald”.

    The W?rtsil? scrubber systems enables the vessels to comply with current and anticipated environmental legislation, and to operate without restrictions in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs).

    Clipper Harald

  • El Coquí and Taíno
    El Coquí and Taíno will be the very first LNG powered, American flagged, container RoRo ships. They will operate between Jacksonville, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico on a weekly rotational basis.

    El Coquí and Taíno

  • Emma Maersk
    The Emma Maersk is the first of a new series of 11,000 TEU container liners being built for the Danish A.P. Moller-Maersk Group by Odense Steel Shipyard Ltd in Denmark.

    Emma Maersk

  • JS INEOS Insight
    "The delivery of the first in this series of the Dragon class vessels marks the beginning of a new era in the transportation of liquefied gases. The highly advanced technological solutions that W?rtsil? provides makes these ships the most modern and environmentally sustainable gas carriers ever built,"
    Steffen Jacobsen, CEO, Evergas.

    JS INEOS Insight


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