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190th anniversary article library

To celebrate our 190th anniversary we invite you to get inspired by our people and technology stories, and to feel connected to our history of pioneers and groundbreaking innovations. Explore the stories below that showcase the unique journeys of our Wärtsilians and the innovative technologies they have developed.

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People stories

Ilkka Kallinen
10 Jun 2024 · Article
2 min read
Ilkka Kallinen's 46-year legacy: From the docks to behind the wheel
A transformation from a dockyard to a technology company
29 May 2024 · Article
3 min read
Andreij Selänniemi: dedicated to Wärtsilä Energy Services' Lifecycle Solutions
A passion for culture and technology
8 May 2024 · Article
3 min read
Monique’s global journey: from embracing the company spirit to inspiring success
It all started with a sailing regatta
Historical image of Iris Ladd
5 Feb 2024 · Article
3 min read
Iris Ladd: from electrician to SAP pioneer
Learn how passion and determination shaped her success at Wärtsilä

Technology stories

6 May 2024 · Article
2 min read
Get to know the Wärtsilä 25 Ammonia
The world’s first 4-stroke ammonia solution for marine offers a significant advantage for sustainable shipping...
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13 Mar 2024 · Article
2 min read
Wasa Express: Connecting regions for a decade
Setting sail from old horizons to new together with Wasaline
Wärtsilä employee handing chemicals related to CCS
5 Feb 2024 · Article
3 min read
CO2 capture on ships to have a major impact well ahead of 2030
Learn how Wärtsilä is tackling CO2 with exhaust gas abatement technology