Wärtsilä inaugurates new propulsion laboratory in Finland for propellers testing with Alconza’s motor and generator

Wärtsilä inaugurates a test centre in Tuusula (Finland) in collaboration with national and international research centers and universities to develop and test new products for marine propulsion. The new facility enables Wärtsilä to throw itself into mechanical power transmission components, durability, high quality and sustainability. The installation consists of 2MW thrusters, frequency converter with an electric motor and generator delivered by Alconza, a gearbox, hydraulic loading system and other auxiliary systems.

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Freight of the investigation ship Akademik Tryoshnikov

This ship, at the service of the Russian Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, is considered to be one of the leading ships in marine archaeology, logistics and investigation tasks. Alconza has delivered 3 generators and 4 motors for diesel-electrical generation and propulsion. For more details, see the references factsheet.

Russian ex-minister Dmitry Nedvedev was present at its inauguration.

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Freight of the oceanographic investigation for NERC

The C.N.P. Freire delivers one of the world's most modern oceanographic investigation ships, the RRS Discovery, flagship of NERC and which is planned to operate in the National Oceanographic Centre (NOC).

Alconza has delivered 4 propulsion motors for this ship.

Abstract in Marine Engineering magazine