Wärtsilä to deliver complete power, automation and propulsion system to Brazilian FPSO vessel

Wärtsilä Corporation
  • Press release
4 June 2007 at 3:01 AM E. Europe Standard Time

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press Release, 4 June 2007

Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract in May 2007 by the Brazilian offshore company Dynamic Producer Inc. to supply the entire power, automation and propulsion system for a well-testing FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) vessel. Wärtsilä will deliver the order in summer 2008 and the project is due for completion in the first part of 2009.

The vessel will be converted from an existing Aframax tanker and equipped with drilling, as well as production equipment. Dynamic Producer Inc will employ the ship offshore in Brazilian waters from 2009 onwards.

As part of the contract, Wärtsilä will also provide an integrated engineering team which will take care of all engineering related to the delivery of the scope.

This is the third order for a complete solution for the offshore industry that Wärtsilä has received together with alliance partner Emerson Process Management.

For additional information, please contact Ms Eeva Kainulainen, VP Corporate Communications, tel. +358 10 709 5235.

This is the shorter of two versions of this press release. The longer version contains more detailed information. Both are available at http://www.wartsila.com


Notes to the editor:
Wärtsilä enhances the business of its customers by providing them with complete lifecycle power solutions. When creating better and environmentally compatible technologies, Wärtsilä focuses on the marine and energy markets with products and solutions as well as services. Through innovative products and services, Wärtsilä sets out to be the most valued business partner of all its customers. This is achieved by the dedication of more than 14,000 professionals manning 130 Wärtsilä locations in close to 70 countries around the world.