Wärtsilä Cargo Selected Three New Very Large Ethane Gas Carriers 

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  • Wärtsilä Gas Solutions secures a contract to provide cargo handling and fuel supply systems for three new VLECs.
  •  Purus emphasizes achieving net-zero carbon emissions.
  • Purus is recognized as a global leader in maritime services.

Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, a part of the Wärtsilä technology group, secures a contract to provide cargo handling and fuel supply systems for three new Very Large Ethane Gas Carriers (VLECs) being constructed at the HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) yard in Korea for Purus, reports Wärtsilä.

Environmental Commitment

Purus emphasizes achieving net-zero carbon emissions for its fleet by 2030, aligning with global efforts to reduce carbon footprints. The new vessels are designed with maximum efficiency to support this goal.

Selection Criteria

Wärtsilä’s cargo handling and fuel supply systems are chosen for their proven efficiency and successful track record in previous installations. The decision reflects the reliability and performance of Wärtsilä’s solutions.

Market Leadership

Wärtsilä reinforces its market-leading position in the sector with this order, showcasing its expertise and dominance in providing high-quality systems for gas carriers.

Company Comments

Harald Overland, Sales Manager at Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, highlights the company’s extensive experience and in-house expertise, underscoring the efficiency and reliability of their offerings.

Delivery Schedule

The Wärtsilä equipment is set for delivery to the yard starting in March 2025, ensuring timely integration into the vessel construction process.

Purus: A Leader in Maritime Services

Purus is recognized as a global leader in maritime services for gas transport and offshore wind industries. Their commitment to decarbonization, alongside partners like Wärtsilä, positions them at the forefront of sustainable maritime practices.

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Source: Wartsila