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The "Marine Electrical Systems" division of Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH, headquartered in Hamburg, has been commissioned by the Dutch shipyard Damen with the system integration of electrical engineering for the F126 project.

According to a communication from Damen, the scope of delivery and service includes the integration of all electrical systems, the production and delivery of the switchgear, the energy distribution system and the demagnetization system as well as the delivery of the lighting system and special systems for the energy supply and the complete associated ILS documentation.

Wärtsilä will be involved over the entire duration of the project and, after the engineering phase, which will take place in the Netherlands and Germany, the installation and connection work as well as the commissioning of the entire cable system and at all three shipyards in northern Germany (Hamburg, Wolgast and Kiel) be responsible for their own scope of delivery.

Elektrotechnik von Wärtsilä für Fregatte F126
Elektrotechnik von Wärtsilä für Fregatte F126

Wärtsilä SAM Electronics and its predecessor companies have been involved in numerous projects for the German Navy in over 50 years of cooperation. These include the frigates F124 and F125 as well as the two corvette programs K130. Wärtsilä has also had a long association with women. A current project is the Combat Support Ship currently under construction for the Royal Navy of the Netherlands.

Editors / gwh