WLPGA Member Focus – Wärtsilä

WLPGA is proud to welcome Wärtsilä as a new member of our growing global family. Headquartered in Finland but with a global presence, Wärtsilä is a world leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. WLPGA looks forward Wärtsilä’s contribution in a number of different areas including LPG for power generation and LPG use in maritime applications.


LPG to Power

Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global energy system integrator offering a broad range of environmentally sound solutions. The offering includes ultra-flexible combustion engine power plants, solar PV and hybrid power plants, energy storage and integration solutions. The flexible and efficient Wärtsilä solutions provide customers with superior value and enable a transition to a more sustainable and modern energy system. At the end of 2017, Wärtsilä had over 67 GW of installed power plant capacity in 177 countries around the world.


“When it comes to power generation on LPG, Wärtsilä is a one-stop-shop. We support power plant developers from the early project development stage and we often take the responsibility for the plant construction on EPC terms as well as the Operation & Maintenance of the power plant. We are looking forward to promoting sustainable power generation on LPG together with the WLPGA team and the many WLPGA members.”, says Andrej Borgmästars at Wärtsilä Energy Solutions. Read more about Wärtsilä solutions and track record for LPG power generation here and do not hesitate to contact Andrej Borgmästars ( for further information.


Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

Being part of the Wärtsilä Corporation since 2006 as an end-to-end organisation, Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems design, manufacture and supply hydraulic emergency shut-off systems for pressurized liquefied gas storage tanks. Systems are designed to provide rapid shut down in case of emergency arising from fire or line damage. Systems are suitable for LPG, chemicals, and ammonia. Wärtsilä TCS offer tank gauging solution to measuring Level, temperature and density for refrigerated LPG storages. Solution offering includes project management, field service and lifecycle support of customer installations.

“We are glad to join again the WLPGA as we were member in the early 2000’s as part of the WHESSOE group. One of our objectives is to gather insights and get a better understanding on how the LPG industry is developing globally.” says Axel Proc at Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems. Read more about Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems on this link and contact Axel Proc for any further information you might request (


Wärtsilä Cargo Handling and Fuel Supply Systems for LPG Shipping

Wärtsilä Gas Solutions is a leading company in the supply of gas related systems and products with more than 55 years of references in design- and supply of systems to gas carriers. The reference list includes 344 ships of all sizes such as; fully pressurised LPG carriers, semi-refrigerated carriers and large size fully refrigerated ships up to 84k.  The scope of supply includes typically design- and equipment related to handling of the cargo. Additional scope can be added, depending on yard/customer request; cargo- and deck tanks, control systems, cargo pumps, inert gas systems and ship design.


Wärtsilä is also leading in Fuel Gas Supply Systems (FGSS), and contracts are signed for supply of first systems to a VLGC based on LPG-Fuel. Off-Shore LPG Barges are also on Wärtsilä`s reference list with four barges equipped with total system and equipment supplied.

Wärtsilä also supply gas systems for Ethane- and LNG Carriers; reliquefaction plants and regasification systems and the list of references for FGSS is the largest among suppliers. For more information please contact Stein Thoresen (


Wärtsilä in Brief

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency, and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.