Wärtsilä has been selected to supply an integrated propulsion and dynamic positioning solution for the first of OHT’s new turbine installation vessels
The package of equipment to be delivered by the company includes engines, a Wärtsilä NOx reducer emissions abatement system, as well as steerable and tunnel thrusters to deliver optimum performance for vessel dynamic positioning.
The vessel is being built at China Merchants Heavy Industry in Jiangsu, China and is the first of two next-generation turbine installation vessels to be added to the OHT fleet.
The GustoMSC NG-14000XL-G design jack-up vessel is customised for offshore wind turbine installation and XL monopile foundations. The vessel will have a crane with a maximum capacity of 2,500 tonnes and a maximum lifting height of approximately 165 m.
Wärtsilä’s scope of supply includes four Wärtsilä 32 and two Wärtsilä 20 engines, the Wärtsilä NOx reducer system, five steerable thrusters and one Wärtsilä tunnel thruster.
Delivery to the yard will take place during the first half of 2022. The ship is expected to be delivered during Q2 2023.
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