New Navimag ferry powered by Wärtsilä
Navimag Ferries' the Esperanza has been shipped with its propulsion equipment supplied by the technology company Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä worked closely with ship designer Naviform Consulting & Research to create an creative overall solution that matched the
The vessel is 150 meters long and can accommodate up to 274 passengers, and has 1800 meters of vehicle lane. In addition to ferry cruising in the Patagonian fjords, it will operate exclusively in Chile, sailing between Puerto Montt and Puerto Natales, and providing a crucial transport link with Chile's south.
This partnership ensured the necessary level of high performance, the firm said in its release.
Wärtsilä is a global pioneer in the marine and energy markets for advanced technology and full lifecycle solutions. Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic output of its customers ' vessels and power plants by emphasizing sustainable innovation, total efficiency, and data analytics. Net sales of Wärtsilä totaled EUR 5.2 billion in 2019, with about 19,000 employees.
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