About Wärtsilä in Argentina

History of Wärtsilä in Argentina

 

1997

Establishment of Wärtsilä Argentina S.A. with the Operations & Maintenance Agreement of Cerro Vanguardia S.A. - gold mining development - (4x Wärtsilä Nohab 16V25SG, 12.78 MW + 1 Wärtsilä 12V200, 2,7 MW).

1999

Opening of Commercial Premises in Buenos Aires City in order to provide Service Solutions to both the Marine & Power Markets.

2003

Due to the Agreement signed with Tandanor’s Shipyard, Wärtsilä Argentina’s Headquarters are moved to their premises, while maintaining the workshop at La Boca’s neighborhood, in Buenos Aires.

2008

The increment of activities demands Wärtsilä Argentina to move to the present premises (workshop included) at Villa Ortúzar, in Buenos Aires.

2009

Building of the Power Plant (8 x 12V46A Wärtsilä, 87 MW installed) at UTE (National Administration of Power Stations & Electricity Transmission), Montevideo, Uruguay, and establishment of a Service Purpose Co. in the Capital City to operate & manage the new plant.

2010

Cerro Vanguardia S.A. added a new Wärtsilä Nohab 16V25SG, 12.78 MW, summarizing 17,6 MW installed.

2013

Signing one year Maintenance & Advisory agreement with UTE.