Wärtsilä Corporation Annual report 2014

Sustainability highlights 2014


10.1.  Wärtsilä signs a contract to supply an LNG terminal to Tornio in Finland.


14.1.  Wärtsilä donates to Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation's orphanage in Kenya.


31.1.  Wärtsilä West Africa S.A received ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.


11.2.  Wärtsilä's Sustainability Report 2013 published as part of the Annual Report.


12.2.  Biogas liquefaction plant supplied by Wärtsilä begins biofuel production for buses in Oslo, Norway.

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14.2.  US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the regulatory compliance of Wärtsilä's environmental seal systems.


18.2.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply the largest ever LNG ship conversion in North America.

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21.2.  Wärtsilä receives the first order for its new slop water treatment system.


14.3.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply fast-response gas power plant for city of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA.


19−21.3.  Wärtsilä’s expertise in sustainable and efficient shipping on show at Asia Pacific Maritime 2014.

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24.3.  The Wärtsilä 46DF dual-fuel engine is introduced.


25.3.  Wärtsilä receives its first order to supply a low-pressure, 2-stroke, dual-fuel engine for an LNG carrier.


26.3.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply the world’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker with dual-fuel engines.

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9.4.  Wärtsilä arranged a sustainability conference for customers to mark the inauguration of a new test centre in Norway.


2.5.  Wärtsilä signs the Diversity Charter of the Corporate Responsibility Network FIBS.

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12.5.  International Energy Agency (IEA) report finds combustion engines competitive in enabling wind and solar energy.


15.5.  Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems ordered for six vessels operating in the Baltic and North Sea.


2.6.  Connecting rod workshop in Vaasa, Finland reached two years without injuries.


4.6.  Wärtsilä introduces a new fixed pitch propeller design offering significant fuel savings.

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5.6.  Wärtsilä wins its third consecutive Best Paper Award at Power-Gen Europe.


24.6.  Wärtsilä's environmental seal systems gain recognition by Lloyd’s Register for meeting EPA requirements, as the first company in its industry.


7.7.  Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems.

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9.7.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply control system for Harvey Gulf's shore-based LNG fuelling facility - the first source of LNG fuel in the Gulf of Mexico.


4.8.  Wärtsilä wins ship design contract for environmentally sound Gulf of Bothnia ferry.


14.8.  Wärtsilä awarded a contract to supply dual-fuel engine technology to a bulk carrier for the first time.


18.8.  Wärtsilä elected one of the 130 best companies to work for in Brazil, according to the ranking Great Place to Work® 2014.


25.8.  Wärtsilä launched the Low Loss Hybrid energy system offering fuel savings and reduced emissions for ships.


26.8.  Wärtsilä launched the upgraded Wärtsilä LNGPac system.


28.8.  Wärtsilä’s Annual Report 2013 ranked 6th globally in Report Watch’s yearly ranking of best annual reports, and was the highest placed Finnish report.


3.9.  Wärtsilä WeCare tool for reporting and managing occupational health and safety, security and environmental incidents implemented in all Wärtsilä companies.


8.9.  Wärtsilä introduced high efficiency Controllable Pitch Propeller system.

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9.9.  Wärtsilä receives AIP Certificate for its new LNGPac system.


22.9.  Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo initiate HERCULES-2 research project aimed at minimising marine engine emissions.


25.9.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply a Smart Power Generation power plant to integrate wind and solar energy in Oklahoma, USA.

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26.9.  Wärtsilä selected for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register.

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30.9.  Wärtsilä India Ltd. exceeded 4 million working hours without lost time injuries.


7.10.  Wärtsilä hosted a dinner debate on Flexibility Challenge attended by the European Energy Forum.


8.10.  Wärtsilä signed a joint development agreement to develop Indonesia’s first bio-LNG plant in cooperation with local partners.


27.10.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply a Smart Power Generation power plant to help integration of solar energy in Hawaii.


5.11.  Wärtsilä Solutions Oy received ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.


10.11.  Wärtsilä dual fuel engines chosen to power new icebreaking LNG carriers.


11.11.  Wärtsilä supporting CMI (Crisis Management Initiative) as lead partner: The Ahtisaari Day Seminar tackled the new dynamics in politics and business.

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12.11.  Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System granted US Coast Guard AMS acceptance.

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18.11.  Middle East’s first LNG fuelled harbour tug ordered to feature full scope of Wärtsilä solutions.


30.11.  Wärtsilä Columbia completed a local Wärtsilä ParticipAid programme, where employees donated money, amount doubled by the company, to Fundación Chanita helping children with cancer.


8.12.  Wärtsilä contracted to supply a 120 MW Smart Power Generation power plant for island mode operations to Oman.


16./17.12.  Wärtsilä donated funds, given by employees in Finland and doubled by the company in a Wärtsilä ParticipAid program, to Plan International's 'Because I am a girl' charity campaign.

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22.12.  Wärtsilä contracted to power world’s first high speed LNG fuelled RoPax ferry.

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29.12.  Wärtsilä donated a marine engine to Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.


31.12.  The annual Lost Time Injury frequency index reached record low again.

Wärtsilä in sustainable development indices

FTSE4Good Index


ECPI Global Carbon Index & ECPI Global ESG Best in Class Equity index

OMX GES Sustainability Nordic Index & OMX GES Sustainability Finland Index


Wärtsilä has also been rated a Prime company by oekom research

Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register


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