Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 08 August 2019 at 11:00 am EEST
The technology group Wärtsilä is to provide hybrid propulsion capability for a new offshore wind construction support vessel. The ‘Acta Centaurus’, a DP2 walk-to-work construction support vessel owned by Netherlands-based Acta Marine, will thus gain fuel consumption and environmental benefits through being able to operate the vessel with less running engines at more optimised load. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in May 2019.
The solution to be provided by Wärtsilä includes the hybrid drive, the batteries, and