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Wartsila Wins LNG Bunkering Simulator Order
Friday, October 11, 2019Wartsila's LNG bunkering vessel simulator enables realistic hands-on training for operators. Photo copyright Kasi Group.

Wartsila Completes Work on FPSO Njujima-Yin
Monday, February 17, 2014Wartsila completes work on a new fixed pitch propeller for the floating production, storage and offloading vessel Njujima-Yin, which operates in the Vincent oil field off north western Australia.

Wartsila Bags Integrated Solutions Order from Cosco (Qidong) Offshore
Friday, February 14, 2014Wartsila receives integrated solution order from Cosco (Qidong) Offshore for an accommodation rig being built for Singapore based Axis Offshore.

Wartsila to Supply Pumping Solution for Mariner Oil Field's FSU
Friday, February 14, 2014Wartsila inks contract to provide pumping solutions for a floating storage unit being built by Samsung Heavy Industries for the Mariner oil field in the North Sea.

OTC Announces Technology Awards
Friday, March 08, 2013The Offshore Technology Conference has announced 15 technologies that will receive the 2013 Spotlight on New Technology Award recognizing innovative new products that provide significant impact for offshore exploration and production.

Wartsila Hamworthy Scores Santos Basin Contract
Monday, May 21, 2012Wartsila Hamworthy wins a contract from Ecovix-Engevix Construcoes Oceanicas to deliver Inert Gas Generator units to eight FPSOs in the Santos Basin.

Wartsila China Welcomes New President
Monday, November 07, 2011Mr. James Han has been appointed President of Wartsila China as of November 14, 2011.

Wartsila Awarded Design, Equipment Contract for Vestland PSV
Wednesday, May 25, 2011Wartsila has been awarded the contract to supply the design and equipment for a new Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) for offshore operations.

Wartsila Opens New Workshop in Poland
Friday, May 20, 2011Wartsila opens a new workshop in Gdansk, Poland on May 20, 2011.

Wartsila, Tarbit Ink Contract to Convert Tanker
Tuesday, August 31, 2010Wartsila has signed a turnkey contract with Tarbit Shipping of Sweden to convert a product tanker to LNG propulsion, and to supply the ship with a Wartsila LNGPac system.

Wartsila Seals Maintenance Deal with Eidesvik
Wednesday, August 25, 2010Wartsila has signed a long term service agreement with Eidesvik Offshore for the supply of maintenance services for the seismic vessel Oceanic Vega.

Wartsila Wins Supplier Excellence Award from CNOOC
Thursday, March 18, 2010Wartsila has received an award for supplier excellence from CNOOC for delivery of a diesel-electric power generation system on a deepwater pipe-laying and crane vessel.

Wartsila Signs Maintenance Contract for Neste Oil's Vessels
Thursday, February 11, 2010Wartsila has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Finnish Neste Oil covering both the main and auxiliary engines, delivered by Wartsila, for eight vessels in the Neste Oil fleet.

Wartsila Signs 5-Year Service Agreement for LNG Vessels
Wednesday, December 30, 2009Wrtsil signed a five-year service agreement with Maersk LNG for maintenance planning, condition & performance monitoring, co-ordination and supply of technical services, parts and service work for five LNG vessels.

Wartsila Strengthens Its Ship Design Services in Brazil
Thursday, October 15, 2009Wartsila, the leading ship power systems integrator, has strengthened its presence within the Brazilian maritime industry by incorporating Wartsila Ship Design into Wartsila's Brazilian operations.

Revamped Mighty Servant 3 Rejoins Dockwise's Fleet
Friday, August 07, 2009The fully renewed and reinstated Mighty Servant 3 has rejoined the fleet of Dockwise. The vessel sank in 2006 and has been rebuilt and outfitted with new machinery, electrical systems and equipment.

Wartsila Opens New Netherlands Training Center
Thursday, April 09, 2009Wartsila has expanded its services capacity in the Netherlands with new, larger premises and a modern training center.

Wartsila to Provide Propulsion Packages for 3 Offshore Support Vessels
Friday, November 07, 2008Wartsila has received a propulsion packages order from Sealion Shipping for installation in a series of three Multi-Purpose Subsea and ROV Offshore Support Vessels to be built at the ABG Shipyard in India.

Wartsila to Supply Propulsion Equipment for 5 Offshore Vessels
Monday, November 03, 2008Wartsila has signed major contracts with Aker Yards AS Soviknes and Aker Yards AS Trading for the supply of propulsion equipment for five offshore vessel projects being built in Norway, India and Brazil.

Wartsila China Elects New President for '09
Monday, October 27, 2008John Zhu has been appointed President of Wartsila China, Ltd. as of January 1, 2009.

Wartsila Wins Major Ship Design Orders in Europe, Asia
Tuesday, September 23, 2008Wartsila received major orders to design a Deepwater Engineering Survey Vessel, a Multi-Purpose Support Vessel, a Diving Support Vessel and an Emergency Towing Vessel for clients in China, India and Germany.

Wartsila Nabs New Ship Design Company in Singapore
Monday, September 22, 2008Wartsila has agreed to acquire a leading naval architecture and ship design company Conan Wu & Associates, headquartered in Singapore.

Wartsila Nabs New Ship Design, Engineering Services Group
Wednesday, August 27, 2008Wartsila has received all relevant regulatory approvals in Norway for the acquisition of the ship design group Vik-Sandvik, which is a leading, independent group providing design and engineering services to ship owners and the ship building industry.

Wartsila-Hyundai Engine Co. Snags Major Order to Build FPSO Engines
Wednesday, August 06, 2008Wartsila-Hyundai Engine Company Ltd. received a major order for a total of 16 Wartsila 50DF-engines for four ships to be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and installed on FPSO vessels ordered by FLEX LNG.

Wartsila Sets Up Shop in Oslo
Thursday, May 15, 2008Wartsila Corporation opened its first office in Oslo, as part of the company's strategy to establish a greater presence in Norway and to be closer to the customers.

Wartsila, Emerson Expand Powerful Offshore Alliance
Wednesday, May 07, 2008Under this expansion, they can now deliver integrated energy and automation systems for Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels and semi submersible oil and gas drilling rigs.

Wartsila to Expand Drunen Marine Thruster Factory
Wednesday, January 23, 2008Wartsila's Drunen factory will be expanded to increase production as part of Wartsila's 2008 $291 million global investment plan. About 100 thrusters a year will be manufactured at the new facilities, used on tugs, support vessels and drill rigs.

Woodward and Wärtsilä Sign Sourcing Agreement
Tuesday, August 21, 2007Woodward Governor Company has signed a three-year sourcing agreement with Wärtsilä to supply core fuel valve, governor, and electronic controls products and technologies.

Seadrill Ship Connects to Wartsila's CBM Service
Tuesday, June 12, 2007The drill ship "West Navigator" operating off the Norwegian coast became in April 2007 the first vessel to be connected 24/7 on-line to Wartsila's CBM (Condition-Based Maintenance) on-line service.

Wartsila to Supply Equipment for Brazilian FPSO Conversion
Monday, June 04, 2007The Brazilian offshore company Dynamic Producer Inc. has awarded a contract to Wartsila Corp. to supply the entire power, automation and propulsion system for a dynamically positioned well-testing FPSO.

Wartsila Opens Shop in Hanoi
Tuesday, May 08, 2007Wartsila Corp. on Tuesday expanded its representation in Vietnam by opening a branch office in Hanoi.

Donnelly Named President of Wartsila North America
Thursday, April 12, 2007Frank W. Donnelly has been appointed President, Wartsila North America, Inc. as of March 27th, 2007. He is also continuing as Vice President, Power Plants in Wartsila North America.

Siemens-led Consortium to Equip Single Lift Vessel
Friday, February 16, 2007A consortium headed by Siemens has received an order from Monitor Oil PLC, Cayman Islands, to equip a semi-submersible Single Lift Vessel (SLV).

Wartsila to Provide Power System to MPF's Newbuild Drillship
Friday, August 25, 2006Wartsila has been awarded a contract from MPF Corp. Ltd to deliver a total power system for a Multi-Purpose Floater, the MPF 1000 offshore drilling vessel.

Wartsila Reports $380 Mln in Orders for May-June
Wednesday, June 21, 2006Demand for Wartsila's ship power solutions for LNG carriers and offshore applications continued to be exceptionally high during May and June, the Finnish company reported.

Aker Kvaerner Sells Subsidiary to Wartsila
Friday, February 03, 2006Aker Kvaerner has sold the Stord based subsidiary Aker Kvaerner Power and Automation Systems (AKPAS) to the Finnish corporation Wartsila for NOK 110 million.

Wartsila Provides Power for ORS Semisubmersible
Friday, November 11, 2005Wartsila was awarded a contract in November 2005 by Yantai Raffles Shipyard in China to supply the main engines, thrusters and associated ancillary equipment for the new offshore semisubmersible "ORS Pioneer".

Wartsila Supplies Engines for World's Largest Drillship
Thursday, November 03, 2005Wartsila will supply six engines for the world's largest drillship. The 46 MW order, received in October, also includes ancillary equipment in addition to the engines.

Wartsila to Supply Diesel Generators Sets to Keppel FELS for 6 Newbuilds
Thursday, October 06, 2005Wartsila has been awarded contracts with a total value of above 50 million EUR, by Keppel FELS Ltd in Singapore for 32 diesel generating sets to power four jack-up rigs and two semi-submersible drilling platforms.

Wartsila to Take Part in Aker Arctic Technology Inc
Friday, January 14, 2005Wartsila will take part in the newly formed Aker Arctic Technology Inc with a 12.5% stake. The company is a subsidiary of Aker Finnyards and commenced operations on January 1, 2005. ABB and Aker Kvaerner Engineering and Technology AS are other owners.

Wartsila Acquires Deutz Marine Engine Service Business
Thursday, January 13, 2005Wartsila will acquire the assets of the DEUTZ AG's medium and large marine engine service business. The acquisition price is EUR 115 million, including fast moving spare parts stock.

PGS Extends Service Agreement with Wartsila
Monday, December 13, 2004Petroleum Geo-Services has awarded a five-year Service Agreement to Wärtsilä covering maintenance of the power plants onboard three offshore FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) vessels.

Wartsila to Provide Engines for Offshore Construction Vessel
Monday, September 20, 2004Wartsila has been awarded a contract by Ulstein Verft AS in Norway for a 23 MW power plant to be installed in a new offshore construction vessel being built by Ulstein for the Norwegian offshore company Solstad Offshore ASA and the Swiss-based company Single Buoy Moorings.

Wartsila Wins Contract from CNOOC
Wednesday, May 05, 2004Wartsila has been awarded a contract by CNOOC to supply a 21 MW power plant for an offshore oil production platform being built for the Nanbao 35-2 oil field in Bohai Bay, offshore China.