June 1983 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Wartsila Diesel's New Factory Starts Operations In Singapore —Literature Available

The Wartsila Power Singapore diesel engine factory owned by Oy Wartsila Ab, of Finland and the Keppel Group of Singapore has started operations. The first engines were delivered recently.

Construction of the Singapore factory was started about a year ago and completion is scheduled in September-October of this year. Full-scale production will be attained soon since the factory has already received several orders.

Wartsila Power Singapore will concentrate on the production of the Wartsila Vasa 22HF engine, and will also market other Wartsila Diesel engine types in Southeast Asia. Other Wartsila Diesel production plants are in Vasa, Finland, and Trollhattan, Sweden.

The product of the Wartsila Power Singapore factory, the Vasa 22HF, has become a success in a short time. They serve as main engines in workboats, supply vessels, and other types of smaller vessels, and as auxiliary engines in all ships producing electricity by burning heavy fuel.

The Vasa 22HF is manufactured at all three of Wartsila factories. The bigger of Wartsila Diesel's heavy fuel engine types, the Vasa 32, is manufactured in Finland.

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