Hearing of Wärtsilä employees in Sweden

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release 18 March 2004 at 13:00 UTC+2

Wärtsilä has received information to the effect that three local employees of Wärtsilä Sweden AB are being interviewed by the Swedish police. Wärtsilä has not been informed about what the hearing relates to. The company initiates an internal inquiry into the matter and will release further details when the inquiry is completed.

Further information: Ms Eeva Kainulainen, Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR, tel. +358 10 7095 235.


Eeva Kainulainen
Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR
Wärtsilä Company
Direct tel: +358 10 7095 235
Direct fax:
e-mail: eeva.kainulainen@wartsila.com
Internet: www.wartsila.com