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Wärtsilä Corporation
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Large U.S. utility confirms Wärtsilä’s grid-balancing advantages with order for two new power plants

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<p><em>Wärtsilä will deliver altogether eight Wärtsilä 34DF engines to two existing facilities in the Upper Midwest</em>. </p>

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its internal combustion engine technology for two new U.S. power plants. The order was placed by a major American investor-owned utility in the Upper Midwest. The Wärtsilä engines were selected primarily for their grid-balancing capabilities as the utility expands its integration of renewable energy, notably wind and solar. The order was booked into Wärtsilä’s order intake in November 2022.

Wärtsilä shaft generator systems will deliver fuel savings and efficiency gains for two LNG Carriers

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<p><em>Two new LNG Carriers being built for Capital Gas Ship Management will feature Wärtsilä’s advanced shaft generator systems. </em>© Capital Gas Ship Management Corp.</p>

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply four  shaft generator systems  to provide power take-off from the main engines for two LNG Carrier vessels. The ships are being built at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Korea for the Greek ship management service provider Capital Gas Ship Management Corp. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in August 2021.

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik Offshore to cooperate in world’s first ammonia conversion project

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<p><em>The Wärtsilä and Eidesvik personnel leading the ammonia conversion project.<em> Jan Lodden; Eidesvik Offshore ASA, Hans-Petter Nesse, Wärtsilä Norway, Gitte Gard Talmo,Eidesvik Offshore ASA and Cato Esperø, Wärtsilä Norway.</em></em></p>

The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian ship owner Eidesvik Offshore ASA have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the end of 2023.

Wärtsilä engines will provide operational reliability for two new Brazilian pusher tugs

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<p> <em>I<em>mage caption: Hidrovias do Brasil will add two new river pusher tugs to its fleet. Like 12 of the fleet’s existing vessels, they will operate with Wärtsilä 20 engines. </em>© </em><em>Hidrovias do Brasil</em></p>

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engines for two new pusher tugs being built for the Brazilian operator Hidrovias do Brasil at the Uzmar Shipyard in Turkey. There is an option for an additional two vessels. The Hidrovias fleet already includes a number of vessels operating with Wärtsilä engines, and their operational dependability and competitive lifecycle cost were cited as key considerations in the award of this latest contract, which was signed in the second quarter, 2021.

Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid solution to support decarbonisation efforts

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The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its  Wärtsilä HY Module , a containerised hybrid battery power and energy storage system to Maersk Supply Service, the Denmark based provider of offshore marine services and integrated solutions for the global energy sector. The Wärtsilä system will support Maersk’s goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50 percent before the end of this decade. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in May 2021.