New product launches
During the first quarter of 2010, Wärtsilä launched a new product, the Wärtsilä NOR, which is a NOx reducer based on Selective Catalytic Reduction technology. This is a proven means for the effective reduction of NOx emissions.
In the third quarter, Wärtsilä launched its new Communication and Control Centre, the first system to integrate an entire ship control system into a single solution.
In September, Wärtsilä launched the latest addition to its gas engine portfolio, the Wärtsilä 18V50SG engine. The engine has an electrical output of 18,321 kW, making it the largest gas powered generating set in the world.
Wärtsilä also launched the Wärtsilä Ballast Water Treatment solution which provides customers with a reliable means for responding to the requirements set by the International Maritime Organization, and to additional requirements stipulated by maritime authorities.
The new Propulsion Condition Monitoring Service, adapted from the remote monitoring architecture Wärtsilä developed for its engine monitoring service, is the first of its kind in the marine propulsion market
In the fourth quarter, Wärtsilä introduced a more powerful version of its popular Wärtsilä 32 engine for marine applications