Mr Uffe Nyborg Johansen, President & General Manager Services, Wärtsilä in Denmark, Mr Paul Carsten Pedersen, Chief Executive Officer, Maersk FPSOs and Maersk LNG and Mr Christoph Vitzthum, Group Vice President, Wärtsilä Services, sign the service agreement between Wärtsilä and Maersk LNG. (Photo courtesy Wärtsilä Corporation)
Wärtsilä has signed a long term service agreement with Maersk LNG. The agreement includes maintenance planning, condition & performance monitoring, co-ordination and supply of technical services, parts and service work for five 165,000 cum LNG vessels equipped with Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines over a five year period.
"For Maersk LNG, this service agreement means improved levels of certainty regarding servicing of the main engines on our LNG vessels. With this monitoring system in place, maintenance work can be proactive," said Claus H. Thomsen, Director, Maersk LNG. "The contract also guarantees us stable maintenance costs for at least the next five years."