Wärtsilä comes on board methanol power platform


A methanol-fuelled floating barge will provide clean, green energy to vessels in US harbours where shore-based power is limited or unavailable.

Wärtsilä and US naval architect Elliot Bay Design Group have teamed up to develop a zero-emissions floating mobile power platform.

EBDG’s Clean Harbor Alternative Mobile Power (CHAMP) barge will feature Wärtsilä’s methanol engine technology to create a cost-effective way of reducing emissions from large vessels where shore-based power is not available.

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