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World Maritime News - Wartsila Opens New Workshop Facilities in Helsinki, Finland

World Maritime News - Wartsila Opens New Workshop Facilities in Helsinki, Finland | Finland | Scoop.it

Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions and services, opens new workshop facilities in Helsinki, Finland. The new facilities enable Wärtsilä to offer a wide range of workshop services with rapid response times. Operations in Helsinki began in the beginning of August 2011.
“The new workshop is strategically located near the main shipping routes and this, together with its efficient storage arrangements, will significantly enhance our service capacity. For customers with maintenance agreements, the added component storage will reduce transportation and travel costs, and ensure prompt response times for vessels operating in the Baltic area,” says Christoph Vitzthum, Group Vice President, Wärtsilä Services.

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Wärtsilä to supply liquid bio-fuel powered main engines for new Finnish cargo vessel

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 23 May 2011 at 10.30 EET

Wärtsilä's leading engine technology offers flexibility which enables switching of fuels without any interruption in operation should the need arise. This will be the first installation ever where a European commercial shipping operation is going to permanently use liquid bio-fuel.
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Wärtsilä to supply main engines for 25 new Russian tankers

Wärtsilä to supply main engines for 25 new Russian tankers | Finland | Scoop.it
Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply the main engines for 25 new tankers being built in Russia.  The vessels will be delivered to three subsidiaries of Russia’s oldest shipping company Volga Shipping Co.
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Wärtsilä to power Statoil support ship - Offshore

Wärtsilä to power Statoil support ship - Offshore | Finland | Scoop.it
Sartor Shipping has contracted Wärtsilä to provide the VS465 vessel design and diesel electric propulsion system for a new field support vessel to be built in Norway.
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