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.
Wärtsilä has launched a new range of services to help its customers benefit from digitalisation of their operations, which it is calling Wärtsilä Genius services.
3D sonar systems company FarSounder has announced an integration partnership with Wärtsilä SAM Electronics, which will allow 3D sonar data from FarSounder’s navigation systems to be controlled directly from all NACOS Multipilot workstations.
Wärtsilä has launched a maritime innovation contest, Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind, aimed at start-up companies and entrepreneurs with the aim of finding new digital services for the marine industry.
Wärtsilä has signed a predictive analytics maintenance agreement with GasLog LNG Services, lasting three to five years, to manage operational reliability for GasLog's seven 155,000 cbm LNG carriers.
Wärtsilä Corporation has announced that its acquisition of Germany based L-3 Marine Systems International (MSI) has been finalised, and control of the company will be transferred to Wärtsilä with effect from 1st June 2015.
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