Wartsila W20V32

The Wärtsilä 32 was developed in response to a need in the market for a new engine in the 320 mm cylinder bore class and since 1998 more than 2500 of these engines have been sold to the marine market, in total more than 4500 Wärtsilä 32 bore engines have been delivered to the marine market since the 1980s.

Based on the latest achievements in combustion technology, it is designed for efficient and easy maintenance in combination with long maintenance-free operating periods. The engine is fully equipped with all essential ancillaries and a thoroughly planned interface to external systems.

The Wärtsilä 32 engine is fully compliant with the IMO Tier II exhaust emissions regulations set out in Annex VI of the MARPOL 73/78 convention.

  1. Engine Type: W20V32
  2. Speed in RPM – 750
  3. Maximum Power; Mechanical – 9200 KW

Electrical     – 9680 KVA

  1. of cylinders – 20, 10 on each bank
  2. Angle V of engine block – 60˚
  3. Piston diameter – 320mm
  4. Piston stroke – 400mm
  5. Con-rod diameter , big end (nominal diameter without shells) – 325(+0.036)mm
  6. Maximum Peak pressure; Theoretical – 161 to 172 bars.

The power plant operates on heavy fuel oil as the main fuel,and light fuel oil as backup fuel.The engines have closed-circuit cooling water systems with cooling radiators installed outside the power house

The Power plant includes a control system and a power distribution system.The power production is mainly controlled from the central control panel and from the operator’s workstation