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Solutions for special purpose vessels

From fishing vessels and dredgers to tugs and naval vessels the technically complex requirements and specific operating profiles are unique. They also require environmentally and economical solutions to ensure that the vessels meet tight emission regulations while offering efficiency and reliability that navies, owners, and charterers are demanding. Wärtsilä offers integrated solutions that meet these very specific and high-performance needs, from efficient dual-fuel engines and hybrid systems to propulsion, lifecycle services and navigation and automation systems there is a clear reliable route to decarbonisation and efficiency no matter what the vessel or environment they operate in. 


Heavy Lift Jack-Up Vessel
30 Nov 2023 · Article
6 min read
Retractable thrusters: five features that matter when station keeping in offshore operations
Station keeping is essential for offshore vessels –...
10 Aug 2023 · Article
5 min read
Shape up your vessel's maritime cyber security with these 8 clever tips
If your ship has equipment with network connections, it could be a target...
20 Feb 2023 · Article
7 min read
Methanol as marine fuel – is it the solution you are looking for?
What are the advantages of methanol as marine fuel? What are the issues that ship...
Wärtsilä service staff
6 Jun 2023 · Article
3 min read
Five reasons why I love our research and development department
Research and development, why do I love you? Wärtsilä’s Juha Kytölä, Chief...
The right bow thruster will minimise vessel resistance
9 May 2023 · Article
4 min read
How the right bow thruster can increase efficiency and save you money
Choosing the cheapest bow thruster may be a costly mistake. Learn the three...
3 Apr 2023 · Article
5 min read
Make more from offshore: how to turn three challenges into opportunities
Want to make more from offshore, with maximised safety and manoeuvrability,...

Press releases


19 May 2021 · Webinar
Integrated drive train solutions for high speed craft
19 May 2021 - EUAF session
6 Apr 2021 · Webinar
Integrated drive train solutions for high speed craft
06 April 2021 - MEA session
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9 Oct 2020 · Webinar
Hybrid Ferry & Tug Solutions - development and delivery
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