Wärtsilä and N-KOM sign MOU to become the best marine services & support provider in Qatar

Local🕔 8 March 2015

The MoU was signed by CEO of N-KOM Mr. Chandru Rajwani (centre right) and Mr. Seppo Hautajoki (centre left) Managing Director of Wärtsilä Doha LLC & Wärtsilä Gulf FZE (Dubai).

Two of Qatar’s premier marine services companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to work together to improve business opportunities in repair and maintenance services, for marine and offshore vessels as well as onshore structures in Qatar. Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets, while Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) is one of Middle East's leading shipyards, offering services solutions for the marine and oil and gas industries.

By combining the joint expertise of Wärtsilä and N-KOM, the companies strengthen their commitment to the continued growth and expansion of the State of Qatar’s maritime industry.

The MoU was signed by Mr. Chandru Rajwani, Chief Executive Officer of N-KOM and Mr. Seppo Hautajoki, Managing Director of Wärtsilä Doha LLC and Wärtsilä Gulf FZE (Dubai).

Mr. Chandru Rajwani said, "N-KOM is always on the lookout for long-term strategic alliances to further our business interests. Having Wärtsilä operate within our premises, offering in-demand marine services, such as main engine piston crown reconditioning and chrome plating, allows us to better respond to the needs of our customers as we strive towards becoming the preferred shipyard delivering solutions.”

“Wärtsilä and N-KOM share the same mission of providing the best services and support solutions to the marine industry in Qatar. It is Wärtsilä's long-established strategy to assist its customers whenever, wherever possible. By signing the MOU, Wärtsilä will be able to enhance further its cooperation with N-KOM, and it will help us to continue our leading role in this field”, added Mr. Seppo Hautajoki.

Wärtsilä supports its customers throughout the lifecycle of their installations by optimizing efficiency and performance. Wärtsilä offers expertise, proximity and responsiveness for all customers regardless of their equipment make in the most environmentally sound way. Our Services & Support solutions range from basic support, installation and commissioning, performance optimization, upgrades, conversions and environmental solutions to service projects and agreements focusing on overall equipment performance and asset management.

Local🕔 8 March 2015

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