Wärtsilä Lifecycle Agreement for P&O Ferries pair


Source: © P&O Ferries

Wärtsilä has signed a Lifecycle Agreement with UK-based P&O Ferries. The five-year agreement covers two vessels, the Pioneer and the Liberté, and is designed to optimise and ensure minimal impact on their operations, while providing maintenance cost predictability. 

Ferries have a huge role to play in meeting the growing demand for environmentally sustainable transport options. That’s why it is especially crucial for ferry operations to run smoothly and efficiently, in order to avoid unnecessary costs, fuel consumption and emissions.

The scope of the Lifecycle Agreement with P&O Ferries includes parts and maintenance services, as well as maintenance planning, operational support and Wärtsilä’s unique Expert Insight predictive maintenance service. This means issues can be identified before they cause a delay in the schedule. Delays are a big pain point for ferry operators because delays mean they need to make up the time through increasing speed which, consequently, results in higher fuel bills and emissions.

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