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    Wärtsilä Oyj - Pre-silent call Q2 2022

    June 20, 2022 - Swiss Equity Markets (Web Disclosure) via PUBT



      © Wärtsilä

      STH - towards a more sustainable future

      • Smart Technology Hub is the next step inshaping the decarbonisation of Marine and Energy
        • Innovation for new products and solutions
        • Future fuels development
        • ROPAX Aurora Botnia as our floating test lab
        • Region of Vaasa as a key location for many industrial companies and talent
        • Proximity to the harbour with great possibilities ingreen shipping and smart port development


      © Wärtsilä

      STH will deliver the worlds first ammonia and hydrogen 4 stroke medium speed engines

      The first W32 methanol engines will be delivered in early 2023

      Several milestones on low/zero carbon technologies and products are planned for the upcoming years



      2015: First engine conversion ZA40S


      2023: Delivery of first W32 methanol engines. Sales

      release of additional new build engines and engine

      conversion packages



      2022: Combustion and performance testing, optimization

      with different engine concepts and different engines



      2023: Ammonia concept ready



      2022-2023: Combustion testing on different % blends and

      up to 100% hydrogen


      2025: Hydrogen concept ready

      Newly launched engines are a stepping stone in our strategic path to shape decarbonisation of the maritime industry


      • Best-in-classfuel efficiency and emissions performance
      • First order booked for Royal

        Caribbeans' Utopia of the Seas

      W32 Methanol

      • Multifuel engine based on

        Wärtsilä's proven 32 engine technology
      • Fuel tanks and fuel handling system
      • First order booked for Van Oords' offshore wind construction vessel

      3© Wärtsilä

      Wärtsilä is well-positioned for the decarbonisation transformation

      Leader in

      Pioneer in

      ? Carbon neutral & zero carbon fuels

      ? Marine electric drivetrain

      • Available today: biofuels, methanol, up to 25% hydrogen blends


      2023: ammonia concept

      ? Carbon capture


      2025: 100% hydrogen concept

      ? Marine optimisation and autonomous solutions

      ? Energy efficient fuels

      ? Partnering for complementary technologies

      ? #1 in marine hybrid power systems


      Fuel cells


      Air lubrication


      Flettner rotors

      ? Power system optimisation


      Energy storage


      Grid balancing power


      © Wärtsilä

      Adoption of new fuels is the key to decarbonising the maritime industry

      High energy prices accelerate decarbonisation

      Move from a single-fuel industry to a multi-fuel one

      Distribution of fuel types for Decarbonisation 2050 (1.5ºC scenario), EJ





      VLSFO / MGO


      Fossil and green fuel

      Carbon neutral




      from the grid


      Zero carbon


      2050 is a single vessel's lifespan away - customers need to invest in fuel flexibility to avoid risk of stranded assets:

      • Vessel life is 25-30 years
      • Critical decision criteria:
        1. Multifuel capabilities for blending with green fuels
        2. Conversion capabilities for future fuels

      Carbon neutral and zero carbon fuels in maritime





      Source: DNV Maritime Forecast 2050 model, Wärtsilä internal estimates

      5© Wärtsilä

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