Wärtsilä Receives Russian Propulsion System Order

Wärtsilä Receives Russian Propulsion System Order Wärtsilä received an order for two integrated electro-propulsion packages for Russian state-owned Multipurpose Salvage vessels (MPSV). This builds on an order from last year for the same system an MPSV being built at the Nevsky Shipyard near St. Petersburg. Wärtsilä’s scope of supply includes four Wärtsilä 20 generation sets, […]

ABB Powers LNG Carriers

ABB Powering LNG Carriers The ABB solution is part of a dual-fuel electric propulsion (DFEP) concept that uses a 4-stroke engine, fueled by either natural gas or diesel, to generate electricity, which is then used to power the carrier’s electric propulsion system and meet its overall need for electric power. The concept has been successful, […]

MTUs Propulsion Systems to Patrol U.S. Waterways

The new Sentinel Class Cutter of the U.S. Coast Guard will be powered by two MTU 20V 4000 M93L engines, delivering 4300 kW each. MTU, a subsidiary of Tognum, has been chosen to supply the complete propulsion system for the first Sentinel Class Cutter of the U.S. Coast Guard. The new class of cutter will […]

Piercing the Waves

No longer is a vessel’s performance a question of its installed propulsion system alone. Today, the trend points in the direction of taking the total grip of a ship’s design including the hull, engines, propulsion system and many other components. The new Rolls-Royce UT 790 CD vessel design is proof of this. Its wavepiercing technology […]