Wärtsilä unveils hybrid tug designs

By LNG World News Image courtesy of WärtsiläFollowing its introduction of LNG-fueled tugs, Finnish technology group Wärtsilä, unveiled a new portfolio of tug designs based on the company’s HY hybrid propulsion solution.
The company has already unveiled tug designs featuring liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel technology as an efficient means for complying with environmental legislation.
These latest designs feature enhanced flexibility which enables the total installed main engine power to be less than with conventional designs. Using less engine power also decreases exhaust emission levels and, therefore, the environmental impact.
“We believe that new tugs will in future rely more and more on battery and hybrid propulsion,

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