About Wärtsilä in Argentina

History of Wärtsilä in Argentina



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).


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


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.


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


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.


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


Signing one year Maintenance & Advisory agreement with UTE.