Wärtsilä to provide LNG technology

Wärtsilä to provide LNG technology

Global technology group Wärtsilä will provide a complete LNG package for two new ferries being built in Japan by Ferry Sunflower, a subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.

For the project, Wärtsilä will supply a 31DF engine, gearbox, and LNGPac storage, supply and control system.

The ships are currently being built at Mitsubishi’s Shimonoseki shipyard in Japan and will be the first LNG-fuelled ferries to be built in Japan.

“Wärtsilä’s vast experience and know-how in LNG solutions for the marine sector is again recognised with this landmark order for the first Japanese built LNG-fuelled ferries,” said Keisuke Yasutake, Area Sales Manager, Wärtsilä Japan.

“We are able to offer LNG-based products and systems having a proven design and high performance, with a strong reference list that supports our value proposition.”

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