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Wärtsilä équipe le nouveau navire océanographique féringien

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Wärtsilä équipe le nouveau navire océanographique féringien

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The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an ultra-silent propulsion package for a new research vessel to be built for the Faroe Islands Marine Research Institute, a Faroese Government organisation. The solution is made possible through Wärtsilä's in-house competences in silent diesel generator sets, propeller shaft lines, and electrical and automation (E&A) systems. The vessel is being built at the MEST shipyard in the Faroes. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in June 2017.

The ability to create a propulsion solution that significantly limits underwater radiated noise (URN) and which meets the DNV Silent R notation, was a key factor in the aw