Wärtsilä G.A. International

Wärtsilä G.A. International

Wärtsilä G.A. International (Wärtsilä GAI) is a marine electronic sales and service provider serving the commercial shipping and cruise industries worldwide as well as private mega yacht owners and builders worldwide. Headquartered in Ft Lauderdale, Fla., GAI has been successfully providing sales, installation, and service for a broad range of OEM navigation and communications products.

Wärtsilä GAI also offers Wärtsilä Valmarine and Wärtsilä Lyngsoe automation sales and service, as well as power plant and UPS system maintenance and repair and we are also a sales and service hub for Wärtsilä Elac Nautik in the USA. Our products have earned a worldwide reputation as the standard of excellence in the industry. GAI has highly qualified people strategically located with branch offices in New Jersey, Florida, Texas, California, and Alaska. The company offers broad reach to the maritime industry at all ports within the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. In addition, we provide a full range of services for integrated bridge systems, radars, radio communications systems and a variety of other shipboard navigation and communications sensors and systems.
We take care of our customers' needs from bridge to propeller.”

Product Portfolio

GAI is proud to offer our customers exactly what they need, with equipment that is built to last. Whether you are looking to install a complete new package, or retrofit an existing piece of equipment, our team of experts can assist you. Our mission is to provide our customers with a total shipboard package. We achieve this goal by offering premier maritime navigation, communication, and automation products, as well as power plant equipment maintenance. This is combined with superior customer service, and an “in-house” factory trained staff of professionals that maintain the lifecycle of the equipment without any interruption in the ship’s service. We take care of our customers' needs from bridge to propeller.


With over 150 years of combined technical experience, we continue to have a dedicated, well-qualified staff of experts to service our customers needs. We continue to place a heavy emphasis on formal training for our service engineers, sending them to training courses and seminars worldwide to maintain their expertise and hone their skills.

Certified for Radio Safety inspections and VDR - APT by most major classification companies, GAI has been in business since 1983, maintaining a strong relationship and repeat business from our maritime customers.

We are a single point supplier from bridge to propeller, offering complete packages or unique customization to best fit your needs. In conjunction with the Wärtsilä SAM Electronics worldwide service network, GAI is able to support your vessels in most major ports throughout the world with one point of contact within the United States.

In 2015, G.A. International became part of the Wärtsilä Corporation.


Wärtsilä G.A. International (Wärtsilä GAI) offers a staff of fully-trained professional service engineers, specializing in IMO-approved communications, navigation and automation systems. All of our service engineers are licensed by the Us Federal Communications Commission. We offer Radio Safety Inspection services according to Germanischer Lloyd, DNV, Lloyd’s and Bureau Veritas standards.  Further,  GAI services and repairs medium and low voltage power plant switchboards and motor switchgears. In conjunction with Wärtsilä SAM Electronics worldwide service network, Wärtsilä GAI is able to support your vessels in most major ports in the world with a single point of contact in the United States.

Wärtsilä GAI represents Wärtsilä Valmarine and in conjunction with the project team based in Norway can provide high end automation solutions. Wärtsilä Lyngso Marine and Wärtsilä SAM Electronics automation products are also available, to include Power Management System (PMS), Propulsion Control System (PCS), Electronic Main Engine Governor System (EGS), Cargo Control System (CCS), Emergency Shut-Down System (ESD) and Machinery Automation Control (MAC).

We work closely with Wärtsilä JOVYATLAS EUROATLAS  to offer local sales and service stations in the United States. With this strategic alliance, GAI is able to better support vessels and customers who utilize the JOVYATLAS product line, including the widely used JOVYSTAR “Ocean” 24 kVA UPS’s. Our factory trained technicians are also available to inspect and service other smaller JOVYATLAS UPS’s and associated peripheral equipment such as paralleling devices, rectifiers and power supplies.

Wärtsilä GAI represents the full line of Cobham Sailor & Thrane & Thrane  MF/HF, VHF, and GMDSS Systems, as well as Inmarsat/Fleet Broadband and V-Sat. terminals. We are also a certified hub for Skipper Navigation products, Echo Sounders and Speed Log Systems;  Anschutz Gyro Compasses and Steering Control Stands and Systems.

Our technicians have years of technical experience and are equipped with the latest diagnostic test equipment. Coupled with an extensive spare parts inventory, this allows us to keep our customers fully operational throughout the life of their equipment. In addition, we regularly send our technicians to Manufacturer’s Training Seminars in order to provide you with the most reliable and efficient service possible.

“It is our goal to provide support in a quick and efficient manner whatever our customers may need.”

Contact us

Please fill in the form, we aim to respond within 1-2 business days depending on the enquiry. For an existing installation, provide all necessary details to identify the installation and the equipment. Fields indicated with an asterisk (*) are required. 

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Contact our 24/7 customer support at +49 180 600 8553 for assistance with automation, navigation or communication equipment.
You can also contact us by email at for general requests, or for spare parts requests.

Please email us with the Equipment Serial Number or the name of the vessel. Equipment Serial Number is taken from the equipment nameplate and includes all letters and numbers as given on the equipment nameplate.

Find us

    Wärtsilä G.A. International, Inc.
    2900 SW 42nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, USA
    Phone: +1 954 524-9107
    Gulf Coast U.S.
    Wärtsilä G.A. International, Inc.
    11710 N Gessner Rd, Houston, TX 77064, USA
    Phone: +1 713 880-2593 (24 hrs)
    Northeast U.S.
    Wärtsilä G.A. International, Inc.
    90 Myrtle St, Cranford, NJ 07016, USA
    Phone: +1 908 276-9400 (24 hrs)
    West Coast U.S.
    Wärtsilä G.A. International, Inc.
    7402 Prodan Dr, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, USA
    Phone: +1 714 375-7393 (24 hrs)
    Wärtsilä G.A. International, Inc.
    1000 Harbor Way #204, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Phone: +1 907 586-2795
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