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Engine rooms

The Silver Whisper's two main engines are eight-cylinder Wärtsilä diesels with a power of 7800 kw (10,140) hp each. Two six-cylinder auxiliary engines can provide 2400 kw (3,120 hp) apiece when needed.

The ship's two controlled-pitch, four-bladed propellers measure 4 meters or 160 inches in diameter and are supplemented by two electric bow thrusters with a combined power of 850 kw (2,210 hp).

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