The history of Wärtsilä Corporation can be found on our global site. Below is the history of Wärtsilä in Eastern Africa.
1997: Wärtsilä NSD opens a Network Office in Nairobi Kenya to serve the expand its business in the Eastern Africa Region. It changed name to Wärtsilä Eastern Africa in October 2000.
1998: Wärtsilä NSD Tanzania Operations Limited was opened. It remained Dormant from 1998 to 2001, but however commenced operations in January 2002. The company changed its name from Wärtsilä NSD Tanzania Operations Limited t0 Wärtsilä Tanzania Limited in April 2002 .
2003: Wärtsilä Uganda was opened to manage the Opearions and Maintanance of Namanve Power Plant.
2012: Wärtsilä Eastern Africa opens a branch office in Juba South Sudan to serve the growing market in the new country.
Today, Wärtsilä in East Africa is covering nine countries as listed below:
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea