Wärtsilä to power deepwater drillships for Brazil

Offshore staff

HELSINKI, Finland  – Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. has contracted Wärtsilä to supply main generating engines and thrusters for six new deepwater drillships to be built at Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz in Brazil.

Each of the ships will be powered by 16-cylinder Wärtsilä 32 main generating sets and FS3510/NU underwater de-mountable thrusters. The first deliveries are scheduled for 2013. The first vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2Q 2015.

The Jurong Aracruz shipyard will build the vessels for Sete Brasil.

10/18/2012

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...