New X92 Model Added To Wärtsilä Low Speed Range

By Keith Henderson at April 26, 2012 07:57
Filed Under: Company News
Wärtsilä today announced the addition of a new X92 model with 9,200 mm bore. The X-series features an extra long stroke with reduced engine revolutions allowing a higher efficiency larger diameter propeller to be used. The X92 series is aimed at the market for large and ultra-large container vessels with a size above 8,000 TEU up to to any size under construction and beyond. The first 92 bore engine is planned for delivery in 2014.Power output figures have not yet been released but an estimation would give a value of around 5,200 kW per cylinder for the new engine. [More]

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