Wärtsilä, WinGD extend agreement
05 February 2018
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year service partnership agreement with the Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD). The new partnership agreement appoints Wärtsilä as an authorized global service provider for all WinGD products and provides WinGD and its customers continued access to Wärtsilä’s worldwide service network and comprehensive services offering. It also enhances the opportunity for Wärtsilä to provide integrated smart solutions and smart services to the merchant shipping industry.
Through Wärtsilä’s and WinGD’s service partnership agreement signed in December 2017, Wärtsilä continues to provide extensive customer support and services to the end users of WinGD’s products, to WinGD as well as to its licensed engine builders. Along with the agreement, Wärtsilä Services continues to have access to WinGD’s Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and technical specifications and is appointed as Authorized Global Service Provider for WinGD products. The agreement includes services conducted for two-stroke engines delivered under Wärtsilä, Sulzer and WinGD brands.
The agreement will also make Wärtsilä’s integrated lifecycle solutions available to all WinGD-powered vessels, including the development of new digital solutions for performance management, ship management, and energy efficiency optimisation.