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Provider of marine and energy power solutions Wärtsilä has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with leading Middle East shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (N-KOM)
The MoU was signed in Doha by N-KOM CEO Chandru Rajwani and Seppo Hautajoki, managing director of Wärtsilä Doha LLC and Wärtsilä Gulf FZE (Dubai).
Under the agreement, the firms will work together to improve business opportunities on repair and maintenance services for marine vessels, as well as both offshore and onshore structures in Qatar.
Signing the MoU, Rajwani said, “N-KOM is always on the lookout for long-term strategic alliances to further our business interests.
“Having Wärtsilä operate within our premises, offering in-demand marine services, such as main engine piston crown reconditioning and chrome plating, allows us to better respond to the needs of our customers as we strive towards becoming the preferred shipyard delivering solutions.”
Hauajoki added, “Wärtsilä and N-KOM share the same mission of providing the best services and support solutions to the marine industry in Qatar…by signing the MOU, Wärtsilä will be able to enhance further its cooperation with N-KOM, and it will help us to continue our leading role in this field.”