Wärtsilä Chooses Høglund As Key Supplier For Four New VLEC Ships

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Høglund has been chosen by Wärtsilä to provide advanced cargo control systems for four VLEC vessels at Jiangnan Shipyard.

Dynamic Partnership

Høglund is delighted to announce a partnership with Wärtsilä Gas Solutions Norway for the delivery of complete cargo and fuel gas control systems to four state-of-the-art 99.000 CBM Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC). These cutting-edge vessels are set to be constructed at the Jiangnan Shipyard.

Wärtsilä, a global leader in smart technologies for the maritime industry, shall deliver cargo handling systems and has entrusted Høglund with the critical task of supplying the comprehensive control essential to the seamless operation of these VLECs.

Høglund’s commitment

The deliveries are scheduled to occur between May and November 2024.

“We are thrilled to be selected as the trusted partner by Wärtsilä for this important project,” said Peter Morsbach, Høglund COO.

“Our dedication to innovation and excellence in marine automation aligns perfectly with Wärtsilä’s high quality demands, and we look forward to delivering state-of-the-art cargo and fuel gas control systems that will ensure the optimal performance and safety of these four VLEC vessels.”

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Source: Høglund