Wärtsilä Corporation News

Goltens completes installation of Woodward UG25+ P3 Governor on two Wärtsilä 9L20 engines

Goltens completed a retrofit of a mechanical Woodward 3161 Governor with the latest state-of-the-art electro-mechanical Woodward UG25+ P3 Governor on 2 Wärtsilä 9L20 engines. The new Governor has the same fit and provides the same functionality but with additional features to improve performance. The vessel is equipped with two variable speed Wartsila 9L20 propulsion engines each driving a propeller and fire pump. Each engine is equipped with a mechanical 3161 governor with pneumatic...

MSC Group to take part in a Sea Asia virtual panel session organised by Informa Markets

Bud Darr, Executive Vice President Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC Group will be taking part in a Sea Asia virtual panel session, held as part of The Maritime Online Series, which is being organised by Informa Markets.   The Maritime Online Series is a month-long series of online events and specially produced content, running from 21 June to 22 July 2021. With a different theme each week, the series will cover a number of essential topics: Crewing, Regulation,...

Nor-Shipping to bring Ocean Now to deliver value, insights, analysis to the maritime industry

Ocean Now will also build excitement for Nor-Shipping 2022 – the first ‘winter’ Nor-Shipping, taking place 10-13 January in Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway. “Originally, 1 June was set as the date of Nor-Shipping 2021, but, of course, the pandemic put paid to those plans,” comments Per Martin Tanggaard, Nor-Shipping Director. “So, we wanted to create something to help fill the gap left by the lack of physical gatherings, providing an event where the indust...

Goltens called on to replace liner on cylinder no.5 of a container ship featuring Wartsila 6RT-FLEX82C main engine

The crew of a nine year-old container ship, which is equipped with a Wartsila 6RT-FLEX82C main engine, observed exhaust gas blow-by on cylinder no.5, during normal operation and could not increase the load above 35%. The cylinder liner had 22,452 running hours and the crew suspected the cylinder liner was excessively worn and needed to be replaced. Liner replacement on cylinder no.5 The customer requested Goltens to attend and replace the liner with an onboard spare The customer requested G...

Wilhelmsen and Thyssenkrupp showcase the capabilities of their Additive Manufacturing (AM) service

The Wilhelmsen Thyssenkrupp AM fulfillment platform currently serves more than 3,000 vessels from key locations worldwide, addressing and solving some of the biggest pain points such as long lead time, part obsolescence, poor part performance and high carbon footprint, through on-demand manufacturing. Cooperating with several Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), the venture is empowering OEMs to reduce their supply chain costs and improve customer experience, through increased serviceabilit...

Novenco awarded the contract of HVAC equipment with Lenin Fishing Company for a Wärtsila design 121 m Factory Trawler

Novenco announced that Novenco Norway/Russia has been awarded the contract for the design, supply and commissioning of HVAC Equipment with Lenin Fishing Company for a Wärtsila design 121 m Factory Trawler to be built at Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad, Russia. The project will be executed by Novenco’s office in Oslo, Norway. The HVAC equipment will be delivered during the second quarter of 2021. The vessel will be delivered in 2022.

Wilhelmsen's additive manufacturing service delivered CE-Certified 3D printed lifting tool for Wärtsilä

Manufacturing engines that power a third of the world’s largest cargo ships Wärtsilä often needs to fabricate specialist tools to solve problems and optimise efficiencies with its equipment onboard. The lifting tool is one such example. It is critical to building and servicing large engines, allowing engineers to move immensely heavy engine parts, such as pistons. The perfect partner Typically, such parts are both expensive and time-consuming to manufacture and deliver, and th...

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