JUNE 11, 2014 — Wärtsilä has signed a three-year services supply agreement with Norway's DOF Group. It covers services for all Wärtsilä equipment, including engines and propulsion as well as electrical and automation systems, for DOF vessels operating in Norway, Brazil and Singapore.
Offshore services and subsea specialist DOF owns and operates a fleet of 77 vessels, some 30 of which have Wärtsilä equipment on board, including Wärtsilä 34, 32, 26, 20 and Wichmann engines.
"With this agreement with Wärtsilä, we get advice on long-term planning based on our fleet's service needs. The aim is to increase predictability and ensure maximum uptime for our vessels," explains Lars Heine Njåstad, CPO of DOF ASA.
"Wärtsilä and DOF are long-term partners, and this agreement is an important milestone for us. The extensive agreement strengthens our cooperation with DOF Group, increases predictability of operations for our customer, and ensures DOF minimal downtime of their vessels," says Cato Esperø, Sales Director of Wärtsilä Norway.