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Wärtsilä in Bangladesh

History

  • 1996: Wärtsilä Power Development was awarded country’s first IPP 110 MW Barge-mounted HFO power project at Khulna (KPCL)
  • 1997: Wärtsilä Power Development was awarded a 120 MW Dual Fuel power project at Haripur (NEPC)
  • 1998: Wärtsilä formed a locally incorporated company Wärtsilä Bangladesh Ltd.
  • 1999: First Services organisation in Bangladesh to implement IMS 9001, 14001 & 18001 certification
  • 2001: JICA declared declared Wärtsilä -operated KPCL as a model plant (Oil spill prevention & Control Contingency Management)
  • 2002: Gas power plant installed for Captive Generation at Heidelberg Cement, Chittagong
  • 2003: Captive Power project for the largest Integrated cement plant, Lafarge Surma Cement
  • 2005-2009: Gas IPP Projects of 210 MW installed
  • 2008: Establishes workshop in Chittagong
  • 2011- 2012: Installation, commissioning & handing over of 900 MW HFO & duel fuel plants
  • 2011: 100 MW SNPL plant powered by Wärtsilä was given Gold Award for The Best Fast Track project in Asia
  • 2011: A Wärtsilä Bangladesh O&M site achieves Customer Care Award from Wärtsilä Corporation
  • 2011: Customer Assistance Centre (CAC), Technical Services (TS) & Quality Department established
  • 2011: Wärtsilä Bangladesh Ltd Project Installation & Commissioning Team taken under global pool
  • 2012: Successful recovery of Dredger Khanak, most complicated service project in this region
  • 2012: Remote monitoring and Condition Based Monitoring system implemented
  • 2013: Second Workshop facility established at Gazipur, Dhaka
  • 2013: Inclusion of 195 MW more power plant projects
  • 2014: Inclusion of 300 MW more power plant projects
  • 2015: Ashuganj 200 MW Flexicycle plant powered by Wärtsilä adjudged as the Best Gas Power Project by Asian Power
  • 2016: Four contracts signed for a total of 550 MW power plant
  • 2017: Establishes local warehouse to ensure faster support to local customers.
  • 2018: Wärtsilä Bangladesh receives EnergyUp 2018 Award.
  • 2018: Wärtsilä Bangladesh launches Digital Expertise Centre.
  • 2018: Approx.1,800 MW signed for New power plant projects.
  • 2019: Wärtsilä Bangladesh receives Operational Excellence Award 2019 from Wärtsilä Corporation.
  • 2019: Napier Turbo charger servicing facility established in Gazipur Workshop and is certified by Napier Turbochargers.
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