Water jets are no longer used just for thrill-seeking jet-skiers. Now larger boats in a variety of applications are using the technology for propulsion – so what’s powering the trend? The first thing that may come to mind when you think of water-jet propulsion is the jet skis that are […]
An increasing number of ships are using water jets instead of propellers for moving vessels through water.
For port operators, Maersk EEE vessels are proving a challenge having containers stacked 23 rows wide across the deck, whilst most existing ports are equipped with the current post-Panamax cranes with a 22-container row wide vessel reach.
Finnish-based technology provider Wärtsilä, has won a contract from Scottish-based Lunar Fishing Co Ltd, to replace its existing “Luna bow” purse signer trawler with a new ship of the same name. The replacement vessel is being built at the Karstensens Skibsvaerft shipyard in Denmark and the order with Wärtsilä was […]
Finish based technology group Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply the engines, navigation system and a broad range of other related products and systems for Viking Line’s new environmentally friendly ferry, currently under construction at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry yard in China. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in […]