Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China
The technology group Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covering the development of local production resources, thus ensuring further development and support of Wärtsilä’s exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) in the region. The agreement was signed in June 2019, the company said in its release.
By combining the experience, expertise and competence of the two companies, both of whom hold strong positions in the marine market, this partnership will create a ‘one-stop-shopping’ service for exhaust gas cleaning systems, thereby providing customers with seamless deliveries and installation for both newbuild and retrofit scrubber projects.
Wärtsilä has long been at the forefront of sustainable technology development, and has years of experience in exhaust gas cleaning for marine applications. The company’s extensive reference list is evidence of its know-how and expertise in this field, offering different size options, a minimized footprint, retrofit packages, and environmentally sound options. Wärtsilä’s dedicated EGCS team provides assistance from initial planning to post-installation service agreements.
Wärtsilä in brief:
Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.