Finland- based aquatic innovation firm Wärtsilä has actually authorized a five-year vessel upkeep take care of Abu Dhabi- based company National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC).
Wärtsilä stated that the arrangement covered 7 vessels in the NPCC fleet and also was developed to optimize functional uptime.
“It will also provide flexibility in maintenance scheduling, which will ease chartering arrangements, while providing long-term cost predictability,” Wärtsilä stated.
NPCC is a design, purchase, and also building (EPC) specialist to the overseas oil, gas, and also petrochemical sectors.
Wärtsilä stated that the extent of the arrangement consists of Data-Driven Dynamic Maintenance Planning and also 24/7 remote functional assistance, consisting of Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight solution.
“Expert Insight provides predictive maintenance support by combining artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced diagnostics with Wärtsilä’s in-house expertise to identify anomalous behavior in a ship’s machinery. By identifying potential failures and delivering early indication of equipment deterioration, specialists at Wärtsilä Expertise Centres can remotely provide proactive recommendations for preventing issues from occurring,” Wärtsilä stated.
Henrik Wilhelms, Director Agreement Sales at Wärtsilä stated: “This agreement is a renewal to a five-year agreement we have had for five of the ships, and we are proud to extend this agreement and add two more ships to the scope. This new Optimised Maintenance agreement is tailored to meet the specific needs of NPCC and targets to deliver services and solutions that improve availability and optimize efficiency of the vessels – thus reducing carbon footprint.”