Wärtsilä and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to contribute to the marine industry’s ongoing digital transformation. In particular, the two companies wish to further explore the potential use of digital technologies, collaborative data sharing, and standardisation to enhance existing products and services, and to develop new ones.
Wärtsilä has been awarded Lloyd’s Register (LR) system-level cyber certification for its network architecture relating to Wärtsilä’s integrated main and auxiliary machinery.
Hong-Kong based ship manager Anglo-Eastern has partnered with Wärtsilä to digitalise operations across more than 600 vessels.
Wärtsilä has launched its Expert Insight predictive maintenance product. This is a digital tool that enables customer support to be delivered by Wärtsilä Expertise Centres to ensure long-term accurate insight for their predictive maintenance strategies.
Wärtsilä has delivered advanced technology simulators to a new training facility in Portugal that has been developed and is run by the Port Authority for the ports of Douro, Leixōes and Vano do Castelo (APDL).
Wärtsilä has unveiled its new Navi-Planner voyage planning and optimisation solution during Nor-Shipping 2019.
Wärtsilä has secured the first order for its auto-docking technology. The SmartDock system reduces the risk of human error and improves safety and efficiency by automating the docking procedure and eliminating the need for ship officers to perform technical manoeuvres multiple times a day.
Wärtsilä’s simulator software has been selected by the Rotterdam based STC Group for installation to three maritime training centres to provide teaching in safe and efficient navigation.
Wärtsilä has acquired Ships Electronic Services (SES), a UK-based company specialising in navigation and communication electronics, installation, maintenance and repair services, which are largely aimed at commercial and leisure vessels. The acquisition was signed and closed on May 2, 2019.
Guidance Marine, a Wärtsilä company, has launched a new high-resolution radar to improve safety in ports. The RS24 radar is the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar.
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