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Wärtsilä Scrubbers for Korean Ferry Newbuild

The new Korean ferry being built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard will be equipped with a Wärtsilä exhaust gas cleaning system. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

Posted by Michelle Howard

Wärtsilä said it has been contracted to supply its exhaust gas cleaning system for a new Korean ferry being built for Weidong Ferry at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.

The system will consist of two 13 MW Open Loop V-SOx Scrubbers specifically optimized for the new vessel, a 31,000 gross tonnage RoPax ferry to be operated by Weidong Ferry between Korea and China.
The contract with Wärtsilä, which was booked in January 2017, will see the first Wärtsilä scrubber system installed where the shipyard, the owners and the vessel's operational area are all in Korea.

Delivery of the Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled for July of this year.

"This is an important order since it strengthens our visibility in the Asian market. Exhaust gas cleaning is something that ship owners and operators around the world are having to take very seriously, since the IMO's global cap on the sulphur content in marine fuel comes into effect in 2020, which is really rather soon," said Sigurd Jenssen, Director, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions.


May 17, 2017

 

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