Wärtsilä Propulsion Packages for Wilson Vessels

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

This order follows a supply agreement from last year with for the provision of complete propulsion systems for a series of eight 8000-dwt bulk carriers currently under construction at 's Yichang Shipyard.

All 16 vessels, to be operated by Wilson EuroCarriers, will be delivered within similar time frames, between December 2009 and February 2012, with Wärtsilä rolling out the packages for installation between September 2009 and April 2011.

For each of the eight 4500-dwt general cargo bulk carriers, Wärtsilä will deliver the complete power train, comprising a 6-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 26 medium-speed diesel engine rated at 2040kW, a Wärtsilä gearbox, shafting, seals and bearings, and a propeller. Wärtsilä 's Lipstronic remote control units will also be integrated into the assembly.

The series of eight 8000-dwt bulk carriers being built by Yichang will each be powered by a single 8-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 32 engine, rated at 3680kW, connected via Wärtsilä reduction gearing to a Wärtsilä propeller. The shafts, seals and bearings and Lipstronic remote control are also supplied by Wärtsilä under the terms of the contract. These vessels will also be equipped with SCR units supplied by Wärtsilä.

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