Wärtsilä and its Korean partner, Doosan Engine Co. Ltd,
a member of the Doosan Group
, have signed a 10-year extension to the licensing agreement to build Wärtsilä low-speed engines. The agreement renewal covers the period from 2012 to 2021. Doosan Engine Co. Ltd, along with its predecessor licence holders Korea Heavy Industries and Samsung Heavy Industries (010140.KS)
, has been a long standing licensee of Wärtsilä, altogether for 28 years. It has produced close to 400 engines with a total power of over 20,000,000 BHP. Doosan Engine is the second biggest engine manufacturer in the world.
Under the terms of the agreement, the licensee is authorised to manufacture and sell Wärtsilä low-speed marine diesel engines within its specified territory. The full range of Wärtsilä RTA, RT-flex, and X-series marine engines are included in the scope of the agreement.