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Wärtsilä equips Chinese cruise ship

Caption: Wärtsilä has equipped the "Adora Magic City"

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has announced that it has equipped the first cruise ship to be built in China, the “Adora Magic City”, with a range of solutions.

The “Adora Magic City” is due to set sail on its maiden voyage from Shanghai in January. According to Wärtsilä, the entire equipment was successfully delivered to the customer in 2021 and 2022[ds_preview].

The scope of supply, which was delivered by Wärtsilä ANCS, includes the Nacos Platinum Valmatic automation and control system, valve control system, lighting, navigation system, engine and bridge control room console and intelligent engine control unit. In addition, Wärtsilä has contributed to the excellence of the vessel by supplying the bow thruster system, the dynamic trim system and the supply of cables and steel parts.

The “Adora Magic City” was built at the Chinese shipyard Waigaoqiao Shipyard. It is based on Carnival Cruise Line’s Vista Class design. Adora Cruises’ Vista-Class ships have a length of 341 meters and can accommodate up to 5,232 passengers.

Wärtsilä positions itself in the Chinese cruise market

“The cruise industry has always been a focus for ANCS when it comes to creating innovative automation and navigation capabilities. The ‘Adora Magic City’ not only represents a leap forward for the Chinese shipbuilding industry, but also opens up new opportunities for the cruise industry in China,” says Thomas Heldarskard-winnerskjold, Director, Automation & Navigation, ANCS.

“The significance of the project lies in its role as a symbol of China’s capability in shipbuilding. Wärtsilä ANCS has enabled us to set new standards for the luxury cruise industry in China with its innovative products and continuous support,” says Zhou Qi, Project Manager, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, CSSC.

Wärtsilä hat die »Adora Magic City« ausgestattet
The “Adora Magic City” was specially designed for the Chinese market

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