Joint development results in new design for Arc7 LNG Carrier
Aker Arctic, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Novatek have jointly developed a state-of-the-art icebreaking LNG carrier to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) year-round along the Northern Sea Route. DSME has now signed shipbuilding contracts with Sovcomflot and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines for the construction of six Arc7 LNG carriers based on the new design.
Supply contracts signed for main equipment for Squadron 2020 project
Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) has entered into three major supply contracts for the main equipment of Pohjanmaa Class multi-purpose corvettes commissioned by the Finnish Defence Forces. The main equipment will be purchased from leading global suppliers whose systems have been developed specifically for combat vessels. The contracts are worth over EUR 100 million in total.
Wärtsilä to deliver advanced emissions abatement technology for two new shuttle tankers
The technology group Wärtsilä’s emissions abatement technology is again recognised with a new order. The company will provide its Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Recovery System, together with an LNG Fuel Gas Supply System, for two new 124,000 DWT shuttle tankers. The ships have been ordered by Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT), a leading independent owner and operator of shuttle tankers, and will be built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine yard in Korea. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in April.
Wärtsilä simulation technology creating an essential testing environment for smart marine solutions
The technology group Wärtsilä has delivered a navigation simulator and specific mathematical models to the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in the city of Rauma, Finland. These will be used as an essential enabler in the Intelligent Shipping Technology Test Laboratory (ISTLAB) project, which aims at creating a technically precise testing environment for remotely controlled, autonomous vessels. The contract with Wärtsilä was signed in the 4th quarter of 2019.