Wartsila Diesel, Chestertown, Md., recently announced the following executive appointments: Clas-Eirik Strand has been appointed president of Wartsila Diesel, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Wartsila Diesel International Ltd., of Helsinki, Finland.
He will manage all Wartsila Diesel activities in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Basin, from the new company headquarters in Chestertown, Md.
Mr. Strand has been with Wartsila Diesel since 1975, and most recently served as vice president of Wartsila Diesel in Finland. He continues as head of their international management team responsible for diesel power plants worldwide.
Jeffrey W. Eckel has joined Wartsila Diesel as vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Eckel has a background in investment banking and management consulting to the United States electric power industry. His experience in third-party financing, leasing, and merger and acquisition financing will be of great value in obtaining and structuring appropriate financing for projects that include Wartsila Diesel engines.
Torsten J. Astrom has been appointed vice president-power systems.
He will be responsible for all land-based power systems and pow- Karl Yannes er plant activities in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Basin.
Mr. Astrom has held a variety of sales and marketing positions within Wartsila Diesel since joining the company in 1980.
Daniel Kabel has been appointed vice president-diesel service.
He will be responsible for product support and service for North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Basin. The five regional service offices will report to Mr. Kabel at the company's headquarters in Chestertown.
Mr. Kabel, a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, is a member of the Wartsila Diesel international management team responsible for diesel service.
Karl Yannes has been appointed vice president-marine engines for Wartsila Diesel, Inc. Mr.
Yannes, who will also be located in Chestertown, will be responsible for all Wartsila Diesel marine marketing activities in North Amnerica, Central America, and the Caribbean Basin.
Mr. Yannes, a 1977 graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, has held a variety of marketing and sales positions at Wartsila Diesel since joining the company in 1983.
Wartsila Diesel has announced the following new personnel appointments: Chestertown, Md.—Gary Fesenbek has been appointed materials manager for Wartsila Diesel's North America operation. He will be based at the headquarters office in Chestertown. Max Haga has joined the Chestertown office as
, which it chooses to enter. Mid last month, also saw big announcements from two of the world's premier diesel engine manufacturers, MAN B&W and Wartsila NSD. MAN B&W Diesel AG of Augsburg, Germany formally completed the acquisition of ALSTOM's Diesel engine business, which was immediately renamed MAN
is being developed through the co-operative efforts of 10 companies including, Fincantieri, Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding, Grimaldi Napoli, RINA, Wartsila, Rochem UF, Scanship, Safety at Sea, Marintek and Vienna Model Basin. According to Fincantieri, coordinator of the project, "SAFENVSHIP is a good exam
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One of the most popular types of diesel engines for the new generation of semisubmersible drilling rigs is, according to the manufacturer, Wartsila Diesel's Vasa 32. As many as 14 of some 20 deepwater harshenvironment semisubmersibles ordered by such leading Norwegian and U.S. offshore drilling
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ver the past 20 years, great strides have been made Sea? oor geodesy projects are underway across the globe, all in the ability to observe and monitor the worlds’ in pursuit of scienti? c advances that will help us crack the ocean. Just think that less than two decades ago, one code on earthquake and
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