Wärtsilä advances testing of new combustion concept

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Wärtsilä has put a considerable R&D effort in developing the next generation of its dual-fuel lean burn gas engine, with about 300 hours testing completed.

The SeaTech project has involved the development of a set of engine technologies which enable a novel combustion concept that leads to a drastic reduction of CH4 and NOx emissions. Wärtsilä says its new technology results in an overall CO2 equivalent improvement of 10% compared to the best products currently on the market.

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