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Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle
power solutions for the marine and energy markets


Wärtsilä’s workshops, dedicated to the maintenance and requalification of engines and subsystems provide you with the necessary peace of mind when it comes to the condition of your equipment, so that your focus can be placed where it truly matters for your business.

For a ship owner, ensuring an optimum level of reliability and availability of its fleet is essential to profitability. Industrial sites, subject to security requirements, must safeguard against equipment failures that could lead to accidents.


Our workshop of 8000 m2, near La Rochelle, is dedicated to engines complete requalification, including trials on test-bed, and requalification of subsystems.

Area: 8000 m2
Team: 130 people including 70 at the workshop & 20 in Field Service

Specific equipment:

  • complete manufacturer toolkit (engines & subsystems)
  • 4 engines test benches (0.2 to 9 MW)
  • 1 generator test bed 5.5 MW
  • lifting capability 70 T
  • Non-Destructive Testing - NDT (penetrant inspection, magnetic particle examination, ultrasonic testing...)

Activities: Requalification

  • complete 4-stroke engines
  • engine block
  • crankshaft / camshaft
  • pistons / liners / rods
  • cylinder heads
  • injection components
  • regulators
  • pumps and exchangers
  • machining / recharging / break-in phase
  • piping & welding
  • wiring and painting
  • test bench


Situated on the Mediterranean coast inside the Port of Marseille, our workshop of 4000 m2 is dedicated to engines subsystems requalification.

Area: 4000 m2
Team: 80 people including 10 at the workshop & 30 in field service

Specific equipment:

  • complete manufacturer toolkit (subsystems)
  • lifting capability 10 T
  • Non-destructive testing NDT (penetrant inspection, magnetic particle examination...)

Activities: Requalification

  • pistons / liners / rods
  • cylinder heads
  • injection components
  • regulators
  • pumps and exchangers
  • machining / break-in phase
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