Wärtsilä scrubs up well at Europort

Wärtsilä signed the agreement with Klaipeda, Talinn, Turku, Harlingen and Amsterdam at Europort Wärtsilä signed the agreement with Klaipeda, Talinn, Turku, Harlingen and Amsterdam at Europort
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Wärtsilä has signed a cooperation agreement at Europort with Finnish and Dutch shipyards to facilitate installation of scrubbers in the marine market.

Wärtsilä signed the agreement with BLRT yards at Klaipeda, Talinn and Turku and Shipdock yards at Harlingen and Amsterdam.

The agreement will run for several years and make scrubbers available to Wärtsilä customers, who will now have the option of complete design, engineering, installation and commissioning services performed at these specifically selected yards.

Using this approach, installation time can be significantly reduced by both preparation, the use of pre-fabricated parts, and strong project management.

"The marine community is becoming increasingly aware of the challenges and Wärtsilä is committed to offering a total package that includes all sides of installing SOx abatement technology", said Henk de Jong, director of the service unit at Benelux Wärtsilä.

Scrubber technology is being seen as a logical means for ship owners and operators to comply with increasingly stringent environmental legislation which comes into force in Northern Europe in 2015 which will limit the emission of sulphur in exhaust gases.

Wärtsilä plans to close further agreements with several other yards in Northern Europe in the coming months.

Article first published in Maritime Journal

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