TECHNOLOGY group Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry have signed a memorandum of understanding covering the development of local production resources for Wärtsilä’s exhaust gas cleaning systems in China.

By combining the expertise of the two companies, the partnership is to create a ‘one-stop-shopping’ service for exhaust gas cleaning systems.

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“We are honoured that COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry has selected Wärtsilä as a partner… We look forward to together serving the EGCS market locally in China, ” Jan Othman, director exhaust gas treatment, Wärtsilä Marine, said.

The CHI Group intends to expand its manufacturing portfolio of marine equipment said Zhao Zengshan, COSCO vice president.

“The Wärtsilä technology in marine scrubber systems is world-class, and we look forward to a successful cooperation between our two companies,” he said.

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