vessel, which is being built at Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries shipyard, is
expected to be one of the largest and most advanced vessels of its type in the
world, and will become CCCC Tianjin's flagship.
have a strong relationship with Wärtsilä and we are confident that they can provide
the technology and support needed to make this project a success," said Mr
G.M Liu Chang Yun, ship new building management department, Tianjin Dredging
Company of CCCC.
Wärtsilä scope of supply, which includes three 16-cylinder Wärtsilä 32 engines,
also features a thoroughly planned interface to the external systems including
the latest Wärtsilä Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) system. Wärtsilä's CBM
and Remote Monitoring solutions support the daily operation of the installation
to keep the thermal and mechanical load at an optimum level. They are also said
to enable savings in fuel consumption, while simultaneously providing greater
ship will be one of the largest and most modern self-propelled cutter suction
dredger ever built, and the biggest in the world in terms of pump capacity.
Reliability and operational efficiency are, therefore, essential and we are
proud that Wärtsilä solutions have been selected to achieve these
requirements," added Mr Hans Laheij, area sales director, Wärtsilä Ship
140m vessel will have a maximum dredging depth of 35m with a cutter power of up
to 7,500 kW.
is scheduled for October 2017.