Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to provide integrated turnkey electrical packages, including its Nacos Platinum navigation system, for four new RoRo ferries being built at the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) yard in Germany.
Marina Ahoy was named as the winner of the Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind innovation contest at the Digital Ship Copenhagen 2016 exhibition, the culmination of a competition launched by Wärtsilä in connection with the Slush start-up event in October 2015.
Wärtsilä has agreed to supply its Nacos Platinum series of integrated navigation, automation, and propulsion control systems for 27 new container vessels being built for Maersk Line at yards in China and South Korea, the sum of three contracts agreed since summer 2015.
Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with the Nigerian gas transportation company Bonny Gas Transport Limited, (BGT), a subsidiary of Nigeria LNG Limited, to cover real time data monitoring and service for the engines on board BGT's six new LNG carriers.
Wärtsilä is to supply two new cruise vessels being built for US-based Seabourn Cruise Line with a range of navigation, automation and sensor systems, as well as consoles for the bridge and engine control room, including a video wall.
Wärtsilä has introduced a new set of marine agreement concepts with the launch of ‘Lifecycle solutions’, a package which aims to assist in managing the efficiency and performance of marine assets by combining advisory services with vessel data and digital tools.
An agreement has been signed between Wärtsilä and Cavotec to jointly develop the world's first combined induction charging and automatic mooring concept, which will ultimately allow for ‘wireless charging’ of vessels in port.
‘The World’, the largest private residential ship on the seas, is to be retrofitted with a Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum system for navigation and external communication purposes, the company reports.
French ship owner CMA CGM has agreed a deal with Wärtsilä to supply Nacos Platinum Integrated Navigation Automation Control Systems for a series of three 'mega-class' container vessels being built at the HHIC-Phil yard in Subic Bay, Philippines.
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