Electrical and Automation (E&A) systems are of increasing importance since the operation of ships is becoming ever more sophisticated. Wärtsilä’s strong position in the development of technologies that enhance operational efficiency will be further strengthened with the addition of MSI’s broad range of capabilities. The company’s portfolio comprises several well-known product brands, including SAM Electronics, Valmarine, Lyngsø Marine, Dynamic Positioning & Control Systems, Jovyatlas Euroatlas, ELAC Nautik, FUNA, GA International and APSS.

MSI has extensive experience in supplying automation, navigation and electrical systems, dynamic positioning technology, as well as sonar and underwater communications technology for a variety of vessel types and offshore installations. The MSI organisation, which currently comprises more than 1700 employees working from 38 locations in 14 countries, will be integrated with Wärtsiläs existing E&A business.

Wartsila Sam Electronics  supported by a worldwide network of subsidiaries, associate companies and agents, they provide innovative state-of-the-art system solutions and products designed to meet the most exacting requirements for ships of all types and sizes. These range from coastal and inland shipping vessels, ocean-going container carriers and gas tankers to specialist offshore, environmental and research ships as well as ferries and cruise liners.