STX Finland contracts Wärtsilä to supply cargo-ship engines

Finnish power source manufacturer Wärtsilä has been contracted by the STX Finland shipyard in Turku, Finland, to supply the main engines for a new multi-purpose cargo vessel.

The ship is being built for Meriaura, a Finland-based provider of sea transport services for industrial products and general cargo.

It will be powered by three Wärtsilä 6L20 main generating sets that are capable of operating on various types of liquid bio-fuels (LBF), fulfilling Wärtsilä’s liquid biofuel specification, as well as on marine diesel oil, as a backup fuel.

Liquid biofuels can be produced from various raw materials of vegetable and non-vegetable origin.