Wartsila equips six LPGs under construction in China
Wartsila Technology Group has been awarded an agreement for the supply of fuel handling and fuel delivery systems for six new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tankers with a capacity of 93 thousand cubic meters.
It is noted that these will be some of the largest vessels of this type. They will be equipped with the renowned Wartsila High Efficiency Cargo Handling System and the unique Wartsila LFSS.
These tankers belong to the class of very large gas carriers (VLGC) of 93 thousand tons and are the fourth generation of gas carriers developed by the design bureau of a Chinese shipyard.
A division of the Finnish technology group Wartsila Gas Solutions is a major developer of innovative systems and technological solutions. The company provides life-cycle support for the gas value chain and specializes in gas handling systems for marine gas transportation (storage, fuel, boil-off gas supply and handling), energy use.
Wartsila Corporation (headquartered in Helsinki, Finland) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of engines and other systems for the shipping, oil, electrical and other industries. In 2020, Wartsila's total revenue was 4.6 billion euros. The company, with almost 18 thousand employees, operates through representative offices in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange.
Wartsila is the only company that has developed the LFSS system, which is successfully operated and orders for which continue to come. In addition to the equipment, Wartsila supplies a digital performance enhancement and monitoring system (OPERIM) that transmits data in real time.