Azerbaijan, Baku, June 7 / Trend /
The Finnish energy company Wartsila will present its modern technology activities at the Azerbaijani Industry and Energy Ministry June 9, the ministry reported.
The presentation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Baku time by the company's delegation headed by Vice President Kristof Vitsum. The meeting will involve representatives of the ministries of emergency situations, defense, and industry and health, as well as SOCAR, Azerenerji, the Caspian Shipping Company, Azeristiliktechizat, and the Baku Metro.
Wartsila has worked in Azerbaijan for 10 years and has 90 employees. From 2005 to 2010, the company has constructed seven modular electric power stations with an overall capacity of 880 MW in Azerbaijan (Astara, Baku, Khachmaz, Nakhchivan, Sheki, Guba and Sangachal). The largest of these is the Sangachal Power Plant with a capacity of 300 megawatts.
The company also has rich experience in of oil and gas compressor equipment production, ship building, and thermal systems. The company's equipment played a key role in the realization of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline.
The company is certified with the ISO 9001, 14001, 18001, and is represented by DNF and the Russian Maritime Shipping Registry.
Azerbaijan is a major Wartsila Company partner in the Caspian region.
An advanced new office and operations department were put into operation in June 2008. The company provides full sales services to power plants and in the field of navigation. The service center also supports the company's activities in Central Asia.
Wartsila has 160 subsidiaries in 70 countries. Its total number of employees is 18,000 people. The company's sales hit 5.3 billion euro in 2009.