The first half of 2014 has developed well. I am pleased to note that the ongoing restructuring measures have already made a positive contribution to our operating result, says Björn Rosengren, President and CEO.
Wärtsilä has been selected to design a new innovative, efficient and environmentally sound ferry. The ferry is designed for sailing between Vaasa in Finland and Umeå in Sweden across the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea.
Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) will establish a joint venture, which will take over Wärtsilä’s 2-stroke engine business. CSSC will own 70% of the business while Wärtsilä will hold a 30% ownership position.
A total of 16 Wärtsilä 32 generating sets will be delivered for two new well intervention vessels for Siem Offshore from Norway. Each genset will be fitted with an SCR catalyst to clean the exhaust and NOx emissions.
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