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

Wärtsilä in France

Wärtsilä is a company with over 180 years of experience in serving customers on land and at sea. Wärtsilä has three businesses: Marine Solutions, Energy Solutions and Services – united by the same values and vision.

  • Founded in 1834
  • Headquarters in Helsinki, Finland
  • Wärtsilä employs 18,900 professionals manning over 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the world
  • Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland
Wärtsilä's history in France started in 1989, when Wärtsilä acquired shares from SACM Diesel. The companies Duvant Crepelle, New Sulzer Diesel, Poyaud, Lips Défense, Deutz Marine, Whessoe France and lately Navelec integrated Wärtsilä France which to this day counts approximately 400 employees.

Wärtsilä's key figures in 2016

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. 

In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Marine Solutions market segments

  • Merchant
  • Offshore
  • Cruise & Ferry
  • Navy
  • Special vessels

Energy Solutions market segments

  • Flexible baseload
  • Industrial self-generation
  • Grid stability and peaking
  • Solutions for the oil and gas industry
  • LNG terminals and distribution systems

Our customers: at the heart of our processes

Whatever your needs and installations, Wärtsilä provides customised service relying on three fundamentals:

  • availability of competent resources,
  • continuous innovation to perform conditional based maintenance (CBM),
  • experience in international standards :

Maritime industry: Bureau Veritas (BV), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)...

Nuclear industry: French, Swiss, German, Spanish, Belgian, Chinese, American, Korean, Finnish Swedish Nuclear power plants qualifications according to 10CFR50 App B, KTA 1401, KAT 3702, EDF and IAEA 50-CSG-Q standards.

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