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LNG Carrier Orders Wartsila Dual-Fuel Engine

Delivery slated for August 2015

Posted on April 2, 2014

Wärtsilä received an order for its five-cylinder Wärtsilä RT-Flex50DF engine, which will be used in a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier vessel being built for the Chinese ship owner and operator, Zhejiang Huaxiang Shipping Co.Ltd. The order also includes a gas valve unit and other relevant equipment.

The Qidong Fengshun Ship Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. in China is building the new vessel according to the Chinese Class Society (CCS) standards. When delivered in August 2015, the 14 000 m3 LNG carrier will operate along the Chinese coastline to serve domestic LNG transportation lines.