Wärtsilä India, the Indian arm of Finland-based Wärtsilä Corporation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) on 13thJanuary 2016. As per the MOU, Wärtsilä plansto locate a containerised self-sufficient workshop within the premises of CSL to cater primarilyto propeller blade metallurgical repairs and engine component repairs. Wärtsilä also plans to support CSL with comprehensive Engine Services, Propulsion Services, and Electrical & Automation services, based on the latter’s requirements.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Sunny Thomas, Director (Technical & Operations), Cochin Shipyard Limited & Mr. James Rajan, Director, Service Unit South Asia, Wärtsilä India in the presence of CMD, CSL and other senior officials of Cochin Shipyard Limited & Wärtsilä India.