Wärtsilä 32 methanol engine

Offering simple handling and storage, reliable combustion and near carbon-neutral power (when made using renewable electricity and captured carbon), it is no surprise that methanol is emerging as a leading candidate for decarbonising shipping.

Wärtsilä’s methanol-fuelled engines have powered the Stena Line ferry Stena Germanica since 2015. Now ship owners can take advantage of this long-established methanol expertise with all the state-of-the-art features of one of Wärtsilä’s most widely used engine platforms – offering a viable and proven next step on the path to decarbonisation.

    Key benefits

    • An easy-to-handle, known solution offering compliance with all current and future regulation
    • Reliable and efficient operations on a wide range of liquid fuels from heavy fuel oil to methanol
    • Retrofittable or newbuild solutions offering full flexibility for tailored decarbonisation pathways

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    Customer references

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      Stena Germanica
      The first ship in the world to run on methanol as a marine fuel
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