Wärtsilä and COSCO to co-operate on EGCS

Jul 12 2019

Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covering the development of local production resources for exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) in the region.

The agreement was signed in June, 2019.


By combining the experience, expertise and competence of the two companies, this partnership will create a ‘one-stop-shopping’ service for EGCS for both newbuildings and retrofit scrubber projects.


“We are honoured that COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry has selected Wärtsilä as a partner in delivering the world’s most innovative exhaust gas cleaning technology to its customers. We look forward to together serving the EGCS market locally in China, ” said Jan Othman, Director, Exhaust Gas Treatment, Wärtsilä Marine.


“The CHI Group intends to expand its manufacturing portfolio of marine equipment. The Wärtsilä technology in marine scrubber systems is world-class, and we look forward to a successful co-operation between our two companies,” said Zhao Zengshan, Vice President of COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry.


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