Wärtsilä Wins Bulk Orders for 72 FPPs
Thursday, December 20, 2007
The propeller manufacturer and joint-venture company Wärtsilä CME Zhenjiang Propeller Co Ltd signed contracts in November to deliver a total of 72 fixed pitch propellers (FPP) at a value of approximately EUR 30 million.
The company will deliver the propellers to six of China's leading shipbuilders for vessels due to be delivered between 2009 and 2011. The nickel-aluminium bronze propellers, totalling over 2700 tonnes with diameters ranging from 6.1 - 8.2m, will be for installation to different types of vessels including oil tankers, containerships and bulk carriers.