Page 39: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (April 1989)
The ro-ro vessel MS Polaris is equipped with one 6-cylinder Wartsila Vasa 46 main engine with an output of 5,430 kW at 450 rpm.
The Really Reliable engine, the Vasa 46 is an in- novative medium-speed heavy fuel engine design- ed for maximum operational reliability. The engine features Thick-Pad bearing technology for reduced bearing loads and the new SwirlEx tur- bocharging system for high efficiency at all loads and speeds. The Anti-Shake technology includes rigid engine structure, full balancing and resilient mounting. "Twin Injection, the double injection system, ensures a high rate of combustion and offers a new reliable way to achieve low fuel con- sumption. \
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