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WÄRTSILÄ REMOTE SUPPORT FOR TEEKAY LNG CARRIERS

WÄRTSILÄ REMOTE SUPPORT FOR TEEKAY LNG CARRIERS

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 

Wärtsilä has signed two four-vessel LNG Support Agreement, valid for five years and covering eight LNG Carrier vessels owned by Teekay Gas, a part of the global Teekay Group.

Wärtsilä supplied the LNG reliquefaction systems onboard all of the vessels covered by the agreements. Under the contract terms, Wärtsilä will provide both remote support, as well as 24/7 technical support for the vessels’ onboard Gas Process Plants. In carrying out an analysis of the process plants, Wärtsilä uses its digital OPERIM (Operational Performance Improvement & Monitoring) tool. This provides data to support performance improvements needed to achieve optimal efficiency, and allows adjustments to be made taking into account changes in the operating conditions.

Rene Christian Olsen, Director Services, Gas Solutions, said: "Lifecycle support to our customers’ installations is a central pillar in the strategy of Wärtsilä Gas Solutions. Agreements such as these are the best way for ensuring that the products, systems and solutions that we deliver are properly maintained, and that their reliability and performance are at the optimal level.”

Wärtsilä has a long-standing relationship with Teekay, and has supplied multiple products for the fleet.

Wärtsilä Gas Solutions specialises in handling of gas in seaborne transport (storage, fuel, transfer and BOG management), gas to power, liquefaction and biogas solutions. focusing on sustainability through lifecycle, innovation and digitalisation.

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