Wärtsilä has signed a five-year renewal of its present upkeep settlement with Höegh LNG Fleet Administration (HLNG). The renewed settlement contains supply of spare elements and subject upkeep providers, in addition to Wärtsilä’s newest digital options and extends the value-adding co-operation between the 2 corporations. The order was included in Wärtsilä’s order ebook in December 2022.
The settlement covers upkeep on the Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines put in on 10 vessels, 9 of that are working as FSRUs. One among these FSRUs, the ‘Höegh Esperanza’, is at the moment getting used to produce gasoline to the brand new LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
The scope of the settlement contains digital options, similar to: Wärtsilä’s distinctive Knowledgeable Perception predictive upkeep service, distant operational assist, data-driven dynamic upkeep planning, and fluids administration service. Additionally included is the usage of a brand new collaboration utility. The appliance makes communication between HLNG’s technical crew and Wärtsilä specialists simple and manages all needed reporting. HLNG has direct entry to the Wärtsilä Experience Centres offering assist and steerage round the clock.
“We recognise Wärtsilä as a expertise chief in creating efficiency-based options that assist decarbonisation efforts, which is a vital goal for our firm. We see this renewed settlement as offering a strong basis for continued cooperation, and a partnership for joint initiatives in the direction of decarbonised operations,” stated Nils Jakob Hasle, SVP, Head of Fleet Administration at Höegh LNG.
“Renewal of the sooner settlement is an endorsement of its worth to our buyer. It additionally positions Wärtsilä to proceed to assist Höegh LNG on their decarbonisation and digital improvement journey. Knowledgeable Perception and the distant assist providers supplied allows points to be resolved proactively with out having to have the bodily presence of a service engineer. These providers additionally reduce the environmental footprint and deal with issues concerning cyber safety,” added Henrik Wilhelms, Director Settlement Gross sales at Wärtsilä.
HLNG is a long-time buyer of Wärtsilä, and the 2 corporations have collaborated on numerous initiatives aimed toward bettering efficiencies and lowering emissions.
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