Wärtsilä in Africa provides a full range of services to support both marine and power installation thanks to a solid network of service stations, and a strong team of flying engineers.
Wärtsilä South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (WZA) was established in 1994 with its headquarters in Cape Town and an office in Johannesburg. WZA has branch offices in Fort Dauphin Madagascar and Ndola Zambia. Wärtsilä South Africa employs nearly 150 people of various nationalities.
In West Africa, Wärtsilä started its operations in 1996 in Dakar, Senegal. In 2004 an office was established in Conakry, Guinea, and 6 years later another in Lomé, Togo. In 2013 the Mauritanian office was open in Nouakchott.
Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd. (WEA) was established in August 1997 to market and sell power plants and marine engines in the Eastern Africa region (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Eritrea, Rwanda, Seychelles, Ethiopia, Burundi, Republic of Sudan and Republic of South Sudan).
Both WZA and WEA are ISO certified companies implementing quality management system ISO 9001:2008; Environment ISO 14001:2004.