Wartsila, a global solutions provider for marine and energy sectors, today said it has won an order to build two vessels for Adani Group.
“Wartsila has won an order for two new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers being built for the Adani group, India’s largest private multi-port operator,” the company said in a statement.
The contract was signed in February, 2016.
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“The Wartsila scope of supply comprises two 8-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the first vessel and two 7-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the second one,” it added.
In addition, the company will supply a super trident sewage treatment plant with vacuum generation for both vessels.
This will be the first dredger in the end of 2017, it said.
Aaron Bresnahan, Vice President, Sales at Wartsila Marine Solutions said: “Wartsila’s global manufacturing resources offer important customer support since, regardless of whether future vessels in this series are built in Europe or Asia, we can produce the needed equipment locally.”
The company had earlier supplied equipment to IHC while for dredgers and other port vessels owned by Adani, Wartsila has delivered its vessel fleet management and remote monitoring systems.
Wartsila has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries.