Wärtsilä Powers Eleven Spliethoff Vessels

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Photo courtesy Wärtsilä Corporation

Wärtsilä has been awarded two large orders from the Spliethoff Group, headquarted in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The orders are for propulsion systems for eleven ships that the Spliethoff Group has ordered at the Ouhua Shipyard in Zhejiang, China. The Wärtsilä scope of delivery includes engines, propellers and efficiency rudders, as well as bow thrusters forming a complete integrated propulsion system for the ships.
 
The new orders are for five 16,800 dwt Heavy-Lift vessels to be operated by BigLift Shipping, and six 12,500 dwt Multipurpose vessels. Deliveries of the Heavy-Lift vessels will take place between August and December 2010, and the Multipurpose vessels will be delivered between December 2010 and May 2011. With these additional newbuildings the total order book is now about 20 vessels under delivery with Wärtsilä propulsion solutions for the Spliethoff Group
 
For the Heavy-Lift vessels, Wärtsilä's scope includes an eight-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 46 main engine with an output of 8400kW at 500 rpm, a controllable pitch (CP) propeller, a Wärtsilä Energopac efficiency rudder, and a bow thruster.
 
For each Multipurpose vessel, Wärtsilä will be delivering a six-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 46 main engine with an output of 5430kW at 500 rpm, a CP propeller and bow thrusters. The design of the engine and propeller allows the customer to achieve maximum fuel efficiency.

(www.wartsila.com)

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