WinGD set to increase technical capacity through new Engineering Centre in Shanghai
WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.), is establishing an Engineering Centre in Shanghai together with CSPI (China Shipbuilding Power Engineering Institute Co. Ltd.), a fellow subsidiary of CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited to increase its technical capacities by 20%, the company said in its press release.
In response to the successful market response to its X-DF engines and the planned technical advancements to come, WinGD is looking to further expand its resources, continuing its focus on maritime two-stroke engine design.
The maritime industry is facing unprecedented change; change that is driving ambitious innovations in technology. This announcement demonstrates that WinGD, together with its shareholding company CSSC and CSPI, are poised to continue to deliver current and future market needs.
The new Engineering Centre will be located at the CSPI premises in Shanghai, PRC. As part of its mission to achieve engineering excellence through collaboration, WinGD will also continue to invest in its successful engagement with L&T Technology Services Ltd, a leading Global Engineering services provider.
The strong market share growth seen over the last 12 months is a clear indicator that these key collaborations have created a formula for success for WinGD.
WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.) is a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping.
WinGD sets the industry standard for reliability, safety, efficiency and environmental sustainability. WinGD provides designs, training and technical support to engine manufacturers, shipbuilders and ship operators worldwide. Headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since its inception as the Sulzer Diesel Engine business in 1893, it carries on the legacy of excellence in design.