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Sea Trials Earn Green Light

Sea Trials Earn Green Light

The U.S. Navy’s future USS America (LHA 6) amphibious assault ship has completed successful acceptance sea trials powered by two GE LM2500+ marine gas turbines.

April 2014

Staying Thawed In The Arctic

Wärtsilä is designing and supplying power equipment for a new platform supply vessel (PSV) to be built for operating in arctic conditions.

April 2014
Clean And Efficient LNG Shore Power

Clean And Efficient LNG Shore Power

The first shipment of Cat 3500 series marine gas engines from Caterpillar Marine’s Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A., manufacturing facility has been completed.

April 2014
LNG Carrier Orders Wartsila Dual-Fuel Engine

LNG Carrier Orders Wartsila Dual-Fuel Engine

April 2014
A Welcome Arrival - With MAN Upgrades

A Welcome Arrival - With MAN Upgrades

The nearly 70 m Herøyhav fishing vessel ordered by the Ervik family of Fosnavåg, Norway has arrived

March 2014
Rolls-Royce's First Asian Gas Tugs

Rolls-Royce's First Asian Gas Tugs

Rolls-Royce has won an order from Chinese state oil company CNOOC to power Asia's first gas powered tugs.

March 2014
ABS Certification For MTU Series 4000

ABS Certification For MTU Series 4000

The MTU Series 4000 diesel engine has been awarded Naval Vessel Rules (NVR) certification by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

February 2014
Converting Ships To LNG

Converting Ships To LNG

Wärtsilä will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems (LNGPac) to Totem Ocean Trailer Express (Totem Ocean) for the largest LNG conversions ever undertaken in North America.

February 2014

Wärtsilä Has Seen This Before

Wärtsilä has signed a repeat order with the Cosco (Qidong) Offshore Co.Ltd shipyard. The order covers another DP3 dynamically positioned offshore accommodation rig, which is being built for Singapore-based Axis Offshore.

February 2014
Factory Test Passed

Factory Test Passed

Wärtsilä’s first ever X72 mid-bore, low-speed engine has successfully passed the factory acceptance test.

January 2014
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