Royal Caribbean extends Wärtsilä agreement

Wärtsilä and RCL are extending their service agreement up until 2028 Photo: Wärtsilä Wärtsilä and RCL are extending their service agreement up until 2028 Photo: Wärtsilä
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Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd are the latest example of how the marine and cruise industry are forging ahead with long-term maintenance planning and operations partnerships in order to boost competitiveness.

The two companies are extending their service agreement up until 2028 and includes improved Turbocharger maintenance, providing OEM spare parts, workshop services and preferred technical assistance for 46 Royal Caribbean Cruises’ ships.

“This is a natural direction, as it enables a holistic approach to vessel maintenance. A partner that understands the installation and optimises their condition throughout their lifecycle can help Royal Caribbean to enhance their business,” said Sean Carey, Service Unit Director North America, Wärtsilä Services.

Long-term

Equipment reliability installed on board RCL’s vessels is of the utmost importance. The availability of Wärtsilä’s technical support at all times, anywhere in the world, will help ensure optimal operations for RCL’s vessels.

The partnership will complement the RCL Global Marine in-house expertise with continuous improvement via various technical innovations and give direct access to Wärtsilä’s technical expertise with continuous focus on safety and life cycle cost.

The original agreement, signed in 2013, spanned ten years. This new agreement between RCL and Wärtsilä, signed in June 2018, covers a total of 196 engines installed in 46 cruise ships, the majority of which sail in the Caribbean and Europe.

A large portion of RCL fleet of vessels is equipped with Wärtsilä’s condition monitoring technology, which transmits real-time information about engine condition allowing for predictive maintenance planning and optimisation of operations.

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