About Wärtsilä in South Africa
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
In 2011, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.2 billion with approx. 18,000 employees. The company has operations in 170 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.
Wärtsilä in South Africa
Wärtsilä in South Africa has its headquarters in Cape Town and branch offices in Walvis Bay, Namibia and Fort Dauphin, Madagascar.
Wärtsilä is a leading supplier of modern, environmentally advanced, highly efficient, and dynamic power plants that allow the maximum integration of intermittent renewable power generation. We offer multi-fuel solutions for power generation markets, from baseload generation to peaking and load following, as well as dynamic system balancing and ultra-fast grid reserve for current and future capacity markets. Our fast track deliveries of complete power plants, together with long-term operation and maintenance agreements, offer our customers flexible capacity in both urban areas and the most demanding remote environments.
The company serves an installed engine base of about 1.200 MW in the region under its responsibility: Angola, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mozambique, Comores, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion Island and of course South Africa.
Wärtsilä in South Africa provides full power plant operation and management service for 188 MW in South Africa and Madagascar. We also provide engine, propulsion, electrical & automation services for an installed engine base of about 500 MW in all segment of the marine industry: fishing fleet, navy, offshore.
Wärtsilä provides OEM services to its following brands: Wärtsilä • Sulzer • DEUTZ marine engines • Nohab Diesel • Wärtsilä Diesel • GMT • Wichmann • LIPS • Japan Marine Technology • Deep Sea Seals • Cedervall • SACM • Stork SW Diesel • Moteurs Duvant Crepelle • Poyaud • Bolnes • Whessoe