Myriad Of Orders For Wärtsilä 200 Engines

Wednesday, July 19, 2000
Transocean SedcoForex of Houston, Texas, has ordered four Wärtsilä 12V200-generating sets for repowering their Transocean 135D semi-submersible offshore platform. These 2020 kWe generating sets will be delivered in October this year and will be installed while the semi-submersible is on station in Brazil. This is the fifth platform for which Transocean SedcoForex has selected Wärtsilä 200 generating sets.

In addition, Fincantieri in Italy has ordered two 12V200 main engines to power the diesel-electric propulsion system of a new multipurpose support vessel contracted by the Italian Navy. These engines have a combined output of 4800 kW at 1500 rev/min.


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