Wärtsilä selects Høglund as key supplier of high-end Cargo Control System for four new VLEC vessels


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Høglund has been chosen by Wärtsilä to provide advanced cargo control systems for four VLEC vessels at Jiangnan Shipyard.

Høglund is delighted to announce a partnership with Wärtsilä Gas Solutions Norway for the delivery of complete cargo and fuel gas control systems to four state-of-the-art 99.000 CBM Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC). These cutting-edge vessels are set to be constructed at the Jiangnan Shipyard.

Wärtsilä, a global leader in smart technologies for the maritime industry, shall deliver cargo handling systems and has entrusted Høglund with the critical task of supplying the comprehensive control essential to the seamless operation of these VLECs. This collaboration underscores Høglund's commitment to providing industry-leading solutions that enhance vessel safety, efficiency, and sustainability.

The deliveries are scheduled to occur between May and November 2024.

"We are thrilled to be selected as the trusted partner by Wärtsilä for this important project," said Peter Morsbach, Høglund COO. "Our dedication to innovation and excellence in marine automation aligns perfectly with Wärtsilä's high quality demands, and we look forward to delivering state-of-the-art cargo and fuel gas control systems that will ensure the optimal performance and safety of these four VLEC vessels.”


For media inquiries and more information about Høglund’s involvement in this project, please contact:

Ruzica Andersen

HR, Marketing & Communication Manager

About Wärtsilä Gas Solutions:
Wärtsilä Gas Solutions
is a market leader with innovative systems and lifecycle solutions for the gas value chain. Our main focus areas are the handling of gas in seaborne transport (storage, fuel, transfer and BOG management), gas to power, liquefaction and biogas solutions. We help our customers on their journey towards a sustainable future through a focus on lifecycle performance, innovation and digitalisation.

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