About us

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.

In 2014, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4,779 million with approximately 17,700 employees. The company has operations in more than 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.


Wärtsilä enhances the business of its marine and oil & gas industry customers by providing innovative products and integrated solutions that are safe, environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible, and economically sound. Our solutions are developed based on our customers' needs and include products, systems and services. Being a technology leader, and through the experience, know-how and dedication of our personnel, we are able to customise optimised solutions for the benefit of our clients around the world.

Wärtsilä Power Plants is a leading global supplier of flexible baseload power plants of up to 600 MW operating on various gaseous and liquid fuels. Our portfolio includes unique solutions for peaking, reserve and load-following power generation, as well as for balancing intermittent power production. Wärtsilä Power Plants also provides LNG terminals and distribution systems. In addition to the technical advantages, our fast track deliveries of complete power plants, together with long-term operation and maintenance agreements, provide our customers with complete solutions– in urban areas as well as in the most demanding remote environments. As of 2014, Wärtsilä has 55 GW of installed power plant capacity in 169 countries around the world.

Wärtsilä supports its customers throughout the lifecycle of their installations by optimising efficiency and performance. We provide the most comprehensive portfolio of services and the broadest service network in the industry, for both the energy and marine markets. We are committed to providing high quality, expert support, and the availability of services in the most environmentally sound way possible, wherever our customers are.

Wärtsilä's key figures in 2014

  • Net sales EUR 4,779 million (4,607)
  • Operating result EUR 569 million (557)
  • Order intake EUR 5,084 million (4,607)
  • Order book 31 Dec 2014 EUR 4,530 million (4,311)
  • Personnel 17,717 (18,315)

Wärtsilä Ship Power
Key figures in 2014

  • Net sales EUR 1,702 million (1,309)
  • Order intake EUR 1,746 million (1,644)
  • Order book, end of period EUR 2,213 million (2,193)
  • Personnel, end of period 5,603 (5,714)

Wärtsilä is the leading provider of ship machinery, propulsion and manoeuvring solutions. Wärtsilä supplies engines and generating sets, reduction gears, propulsion equipment, control systems and sealing solutions for all types of vessels and offshore applications. Wärtsilä commands a strong position in all main marine segments as a supplier of highly rated ship machinery and systems.

Wärtsilä Services
Key figures in 2014

  • Net sales EUR 1,939 million (1,842)
  • Order intake EUR 2,045 million (1,885)
  • Order book, end of period EUR 842 million (751)
  • Personnel, end of period 10,692 (10,785)

Wärtsilä supports its customers throughout the lifecycle of their installations. Wärtsilä provides service, maintenance and reconditioning solutions both for ship machinery and power plants. In parallel with its main service operations Wärtsilä has launched innovative new services that support its customers’ business operations, such as service for multiple engine brands in key ports, predictive and condition based maintenance, and training.

Wärtsilä Power Plants
Key figures in 2014

  • Net sales EUR 1,138 million (1,459)
  • Order intake EUR 1,293 million (1,292)
  • Order book, end of period EUR 1,475 million (1,367)
  • Personnel, end of period 978 (1,053)

Wärtsilä is a leading supplier of power plants for the decentralised power generation market. Wärtsilä offers power plants for baseload, peaking and industrial self-generation purposes as well as for the oil and gas industry. The strengths of Wärtsilä power plants are their flexible design, high efficiency and low emission levels. In all main segments Wärtsilä holds a strong position.

Code of conduct and ethical stance
Wärtsilä is committed to carrying out its business in a sustainable way. In order to promote the long-term interests of Wärtsilä and its stakeholders, the company strives to maintain the highest legal and ethical standards in all its business practices. See the code of conduct for more information about business and employee ethics.