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Wärtsilä wins order to supply 54 engines for LNG ships

Finnish Wärtsilä has won an order for its dual-fuel engines from South Korean Daewoo, which will build ships for the Russian Yamal project.

Wärtsilä will supply a total of 54 gas engines, dual-fuel, to South Korean Daewoo, which will build LNG vessels for the Russian Yamal LNG project, says the company in a press release.

The 172,600 cubic meter ice-class LNG vessels are owned by a joint venture between Teekay LNG Partners of Canada and China LNG Shipping, as well as another collaboration between China Shipping LNG Investment and Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) As mentioned, the ships will become part of the large-scale Russian Yamal LNG project, which includes, among other features, an LNG facility with the capacity to produce 16.5 million tons per year.

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