Tag Archives: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuelled engine selected for China’s first LNG fuelled platform supply vessels

HELSINKI, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä wins contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV) for a Chinese owner. This is the first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs for China. The order with … Read the full press release

UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd joins Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä acquires UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd (“SES”), a company specializing in navigation and communication electronics, installation, maintenance and repair services, mainly for commercial and leisure vessels. The acquisition strengthens Wärtsilä’s service offering in … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s newly launched WXJ series of modular waterjets received its first order within same month of its release

HELSINKI, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces the first order for its newly introduced Wärtsilä WXJ series of modular waterjets. Four Wärtsilä WXJ1200 waterjets will power A new 100 metres long, wave-piercing catamaran ferry being built for the Government of … Read the full press release

New LNG carrier for Knutsen OAS will use an integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 8-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New 30,000 cbm LNG vessel will rely on integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution from Wärtsilä. The effective interfacing between the vessel’s propulsion, onboard auxiliary power generation, and cargo control processes will be ensured by … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs five-year Lifecycle solution agreements with PowerPac Mutiara Jamalpur Power Plant and LafargeHolcim Bangladesh 

HELSINKI, 14-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announced it has signed five-year Lifecycle solution agreements for two power plants in Bangladesh. Customers PowerPac Mutiara Jamalpur Power Plant Ltd and LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd can be assured that their plants can be operated … Read the full press release

Hagland Shipping AS to have its general cargo vessel ‘Hagland Captain’ retrofitted with Wärtsilä’s hybrid propulsion solution

HELSINKI, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shipping company Hagland Shipping AS to order hybrid retrofit installation from Wärtsilä for its general cargo vessel ‘Hagland Captain’. The agreement between the two companies has been signed in December 2018 and the project will be first of its kind ever … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System receives continued strong demand from global shipping operators

HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels to be compliant with the Ballast … Read the full press release

French ferry operator La Méridionale digitalises its fleet with the latest energy management technology from Eniram, a Wärtsilä company

HELSINKI, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology. This partnership is in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä unveils new high-speed, compact engine at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global leader in the maritime markets by introducing the first Wärtsilä-branded high-speed engine. The International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA, was the venue of the official … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä successfully completes round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed a further round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution. In an unprecedented operation, in the presence of the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), the system was further tested … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to deliver a fully integrated scope to the largest ever LNG fuelled high-speed catamaran

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest ever high-speed catamaran, which will operate on LNG fuel, will feature a fully integrated scope of supply from the technology group Wärtsilä. The 125 metres long vessel is being built at the Armon Gijón … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System submitted for US Coastguard Type Approval following completion of required testing procedures

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all the required testing procedures, and has now been submitted for US Coastguard (USCG) Type Approval. This follows the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Type … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s new power plant project to boost local industry development in Equatorial Guinea

HELSINKI, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä was awarded a 38 MW power plant project by the EPC company Groupement TEC-IEE in Equatorial Guinea. The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Hydrocarbons with the intention to boost … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä reorganises into two business areas to deliver increased value to its customers

HELSINKI, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has decided to reorganise into two business areas, Wärtsilä Marine Business and Wärtsilä Energy Business, covering both new sales and services for the respective markets. With this change, Wärtsilä aims to deliver … Read the full press release

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a viable option for ship owners and operators

Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT, have agreed to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a truly viable option for ship owners and operators. By combining their … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station nearby Honolulu

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the power plant, located on the island of Oahu, 40 kilometres from Honolulu. The … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings to introduce augmented reality and smart glasses in stern tube seals & bearings services

HELSINKI, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalisation and the rapid development of new technologies is fundamentally transforming the marine industry. New innovations increase efficiency and flexibility. However, these innovations are no longer confined to products and systems. They will also revolutionise marine … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to support Transocean with efficient solutions for its fleet

HELSINKI, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and Transocean will optimise the maintenance of all Wärtsilä thrusters installed within the Transocean fleet, while seeking to significantly reduce dry-docking costs by extending the service intervals of the thrusters. The agreement aims to deliver … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä announces departure of Mr Javier Cavada Camino, President of Energy Solutions

HELSINKI, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Javier Cavada Camino, President of Energy Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management will leave Wärtsilä to become President & CEO of the London-based energy storage company Highview Power on 30 … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Hyundai Motor Group partner to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries

Seoul, South Korea and Helsinki, Finland, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Hyundai Motor Group have signed a technology and commercial partnership designed to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries towards the growing energy storage market. The … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to ensure Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management vessels are fully MARPOL compliant

HELSINKI, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company, have signed a 5-year agreement covering the maintenance of exhaust gas cleaning systems installed in three vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management. The … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to acquire Transas, global market leader in marine navigation solutions

HELSINKI, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to acquire Transas, a global company headquartered in the U.K. The move will speed Wärtsilä along its path towards its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision. Established in 1990, Transas is a global market leader … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid on Azores Islands

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid in the Portuguese administered Azores Islands. A new 10 MW extension to the existing Belo Jardim power plant on the island of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company renew the three-year asset management agreement for Najran’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company continue their co-operation by renewing the three-year asset management agreement for Najran Cement Company’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä will continue to ensure … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and the global drilling contractor Maersk Drilling to create a 25-year thruster maintenance strategy for Maersk’s three semi-submersible rigs and four drillships

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and the global drilling contractor Maersk Drilling have joined forces in a unique co-operation to create a 25-year thruster maintenance strategy for Maersk’s three semi-submersible rigs and four drillships. The parties have … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä included in the ’2018 Global 100’ most sustainable corporations in the world

HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been listed in the annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world, the “2018 Global 100”. This year’s Global 100 companies were recognised in Davos as … Read the full press release

Finnish five-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer Leo-Pekka Tähti the recipient of Finnish Philanthropy in Sports and Athlete of the Year 2016 awards

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and the Finnish peace broker organisation Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) have granted the annual Philanthropy in Sports award to Finnish five-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer and Athlete of the Year 2016 Leo-Pekka Tähti. Tähti collaborates … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Schneider Electric to co-operate on hyperscale data center projects

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and Schneider Electric have signed a global co-operation agreement to bring together their individual products and services, along with those of third parties, for the purpose of co-operating on data center projects. The co-operation focuses … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä expands its co-operation with the Argentinian energy company Pampa Energia S.A.

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä expands its co-operation with the Argentinian energy company Pampa Energia S.A. Under the recently signed operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement, Wärtsilä takes responsibility for the operation of Pampa Energia’s Smart Power Generation … Read the full press release