Specialist operator of cable-layer vessels E-Marine has contracted Wärtsilä to provide a comprehensive fast-track propulsion upgrade
Wärtsilä will deliver two controlled pitch propeller systems with control and fuel efficiency devices, two tunnel thrusters, a Wärtsilä 20 auxiliary engine, and class-approved ship design engineering services to the Dubai-based operator. The package will upgrade an existing cable-layer vessel to meet the latest operating requirements.
E-Marine general manager for marine operations Captain Adil Salmanov said “E-Marine is investing heavily in new technologies to ensure its operating efficiency remains at the highest level possible. This upgrading programme is aimed at delivering the best possible service to our customers, and the Wärtsilä solutions are an essential element within that ambition.”
Wärtsilä Marine senior sales account manager Sandeep Padhi said “Being able to deliver everything in line with the tight schedule required by the customer is a challenge that Wärtsilä is capable of meeting. Our track record in this respect speaks for itself. Furthermore, we have a strong support presence in the UAE and throughout the Middle East region to ensure the ongoing reliability and high performance of our solutions.”
Wärtsilä has earlier provided a propulsion upgrade for an E-Marine vessel. The order was placed in May and delivery is scheduled for October 2020.
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