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Cruise ship engines, propulsion solutions and more

The ambition in the cruise industry is to go above and beyond – to exceed expectations. This is as true for the guest experience as it is for the industry’s drive to reduce emissions and decarbonise. When the goal is net zero operations, cruise ships need a range of sustainable engines, propulsion solutions, maritime technology, and services.

Wärtsilä offers a comprehensive portfolio to support cruise operators on their decarbonisation journey – for retrofit projects and for future-proof new builds.

How to succeed in decarbonisation

Wärtsilä has a five-step approach to ensure you remain competitive, compliant and profitable.

1. Lower carbon fuels

Adoption of LNG, bioLNG or Methanol

2. Electrification

Integration of additional power sources such as battery hybrid and shore power

3. Boosting efficiency

Highest engine efficiency, re-use of waste energy, energy savings devices 

4. Digital innovation

Adoption of new digital solutions to improve voyage efficiency

5. Smart services

Optimised fleet decarbonisation services and guaranteed asset performance agreements

Cutting-edge solutions in a nutshell

How to future-proof your cruise vessels

Cruise vessels being built today will still be sailing in 30 years or more. Over that time new, more sustainable technologies and fuels will become available so it is essential to build with the future in mind. How to keep up and invest wisely?

Download this paper now to learn more about the five steps that help ensure competitive, compliant, and profitable cruise operations.

Essential solutions and services for cruise ships

Case Carnival Regal Princess

Watch this video! Chris Millman, Vice President Marine Technology for Carnival reveals how Carnival gets the critical data and insight that will help to decarbonise its existing vessels and newbuilds.

Reducing plastic packaging

Watch and discover a personal look into a sustainability pilot project with Carnival and Wärtsilä. How did a switch from plastic packaging to eco-friendly packaging work?

Optimising ship lifecycle efficiency

Digitalisation in the Marine Industry

Wärtsilä’s expertise covers the full spectrum of solutions and services, from cruise ship engines to digital solutions and from hybrid ships to lifecycle services. Cruise ships can stay productive and competitive – and on the steady course towards net zero operations.

Take your easiest step to future-proofing your cruise operations – get in touch and let’s discuss your needs and options!

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