WINGD advances maritime sector with new technology
DUBAI: Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WINGD), a Chinese-owned and Switzerland-based engine manufacturer successfully emerges as leader in the Mena region with their focus on smart shipping and innovative services.
In its pursuit to developing sustainable technology for tracking future emission regulations for environmental upkeep, WINGD continues to reinforce the importance of LNG as a fuel for the future In addition to providing efficient services while reducing costs and improving performance.
The company is not new in the DIESEL ENGINE Industry, As RELECTED by its 125 year history. After its inception as Sulzer Corporation in 1893, the company merged into Wärtsilä Corporation in 1997, before eventually merging with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and being rebranded to WINGD in 2015.
Adoption of low-pressure gas technology by the marine industry has enabled WINDG to carve a niche for themselves, establishing themselves as the leading developers of low-pressure dual-fuel technology for low-speed gas and diesel engines for marine propulsion.
Eng. Ibrahim Behairy, Managing Director at WINGD Mena, commented, “Our passion for sustainability and innovation fuels our quest for success in the region. Being in the engine design business for over a century, at WINGD our technology continues to evolve as we pursue greener fuel choices, Improved efficiencies and reduced operating costs.”
“Keeping track of future emissions regulations in the region, it is imperative that alternate fuel resources be found and utilized. In order to keep relevant and vital, most of our R&D efforts are FOCUSED on inding CLIMATE Friendly solutions, while catering to ship designs and operator requirements,” Behairy added.
Reinforcing a future of smart shipping. In keeping with everchanging emission legislations, WINGD practices low-pressure gas admissions, manufacturing revolutionary low-pressure, dualfuel X-DF engines, Generation X ENGINES, AND RT-LEX DIESEL ENGINES, which have caused a breakthrough in the marine market.
Eng.ibrahim Behairy, Managing Director at WINGD Mena, speaks to the participants at the UAE Maritime Leaders roundtable event in Dubai.