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Wärtsilä expands business to include sale of rotor sails

Going forward, Finnish Wärtsiliä plans to service and sell rotor sails to the shipping industry to lower emissions from the vessels. The sails can be both retrofitted and used aboard newbuilds.

Photo: Wärtsila/PR/Chris Salvo

The shipping industry is pursuing several avenues to reduce its emissions and now Wärtsilä enters the fray with another potential solution to the problematic.

Going forward, the Finnish supplier will service and sell rotor sails as part of a memorandum of British Anemoi Marine Technologies, which has developed the technology.

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