Wartsila Opens Newest Factory In Singapore —Engine Literature Available

The newest diesel engine factory in Singapore, Wartsila Power Singapore (Pte) Ltd., has started production. Wartsila Power Singapore, is a joint venture comprising Wartsila of Finland and Keppel Shipyard of Singapore.

The company manufactures and markets Wartsila Vasa 22HF heavy fuel diesel engines suitable for use in ships and power-generating plants. The company also markets the other Wartsila Diesel Engine types in the Asean countries, Australia and New Zealand.

The first four eight-cylinder Vasa 22HF engines have already been delivered to the customer, Gul Engineering of Singapore, for use as the main engines in two tugboats. All the machining units are numerically controlled.

The factory also has modern assembly and test-run centers using equipment that can accept heavy fuel with high viscosity values.

The Vasa 22HF is reportedly the smallest heavy fuel diesel engine in the world. It has an output range of 440-2560 kw (600-3,480 hp) at 900-1,200 rpm. It can be used as main or auxiliary engine in various ship types: as the main engine in workboats, supply vessels and other coastal vessels, and as an auxiliary engine in all types of vessels using heavy fuel to produce electricity.

For a free color brochure giving the technical characteristics of the 22HF engine, Write 14 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 50,  Nov 1983

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