3D sonar systems company FarSounder has announced an integration partnership with Wärtsilä SAM Electronics, which will allow 3D sonar data from FarSounder’s navigation systems to be controlled directly from all NACOS Multipilot workstations.
Wärtsilä has launched a maritime innovation contest, Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind, aimed at start-up companies and entrepreneurs with the aim of finding new digital services for the marine industry.
Wärtsilä has signed a predictive analytics maintenance agreement with GasLog LNG Services, lasting three to five years, to manage operational reliability for GasLog's seven 155,000 cbm LNG carriers.
Wärtsilä Corporation has announced that its acquisition of Germany based L-3 Marine Systems International (MSI) has been finalised, and control of the company will be transferred to Wärtsilä with effect from 1st June 2015.
Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation are to work together on a series of pilot projects to test Wärtsilä’s technologies and services on board Carnival vessels.
Wärtsilä has signed a five-year Technical Management Agreement with Golar Management Oslo for delivery of remote monitoring services to Golar LNG.
Wärtsilä and VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland, are teaming up as part of a new technology research programme aimed at developing propulsion products for arctic conditions.
Amarcon, an ABB Group company, reports that Singapore-based Pioneer Marine has selected its OCTOPUS-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers currently under construction at the YangZhou GuoYu shipyard in China.
Wärtsilä has reported that it is to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI), a part of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc and the owner of brands such as SAM Electronics, L-3 Valmarine and Lyngsø Marine, for an enterprise value of €285 million.
Wärtsilä has announced that it has signed a six-year agreement with Wagenborg for the maintenance of 15 of its dry cargo carriers.
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