Cleveland Cascades LtdTOC EventsBühler GmbHCoaltrans Poland 2020Coaltrans School of Coal Singapore 2020Telestack
  • Coaltrans Poland 2020
  • TOC Events
  • Telestack
  • TBA Group
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • Port of Stockton

Wärtsilä appoints Buessow to lead Transas

(Posted on 14/01/19)

The technology group Wärtsilä has announces the appointment of Torsten Buessow as Director of its Transas business. He will report to Joonas Makkonen, Vice President of Voyage Solutions at Wärtsilä.

Torsten joins Wärtsilä from the classification society, DNV GL where he worked for more than a decade, first as a Vice President of the company’s Maritime Software Business Unit, and then as a VP of Fleet Performance Management, its Maritime Digital Business Unit. Torsten earlier spent almost 10 years at Capgemini, a global management and IT consulting company, working mainly with logistics and transportation sector clients.

His expertise in maritime software, fleet operations, and post-merger integrations will be extremely valuable in delivering on Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision, and creating a truly modern, connected ecosystem for the future of maritime operations.

Torsten comments: “I am looking forward to leading the professional and experienced Transas team. We will continue focusing on creating solutions to improve ship and port operations, and maritime academies by leveraging the latest technologies, including machine learning, Big Data analytics, and other innovations.”

Transas became a member of the growing family of Wärtsilä companies in May 2018. Transas holds a globally established position as a leading provider of advanced technological solutions for the maritime industry, including fleet operations solutions, digital data and charts. The company is also a leader in professional simulation & training, and ship traffic control solutions.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Latest News

Safe Bulkers sell and leaseback eight ships

(Posted on 21/01/20)

Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced that... Read more


ESL appoint Rönnberg Commercial Director

(Posted on 21/01/20)

Toni Rönnberg, M.Sc. in Economics, has been appointed Commercial Director and a member of Management... Read more


Four new bulkers for Oldendorff

(Posted on 21/01/20)

A rare event is planned for Japan in March 2020: Four newbuildings out of five, which are currently... Read more


Damen signs Bangladesh MoU

(Posted on 21/01/20)

On 14th January, Gentium and Damen Shipyards Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the... Read more


ClassNK issues Compliance Statement Bangladesh

(Posted on 21/01/20)

Leading classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to “PHP Ship... Read more


Safe Bulkers extends Alfa Laval partnership

(Posted on 14/01/20)

In June 2018, Greek dry bulk operator Safe Bulkers selected Alfa Laval to retrofit 20 of its vessels... Read more


ClassNK’s autonomous ships guidelines

(Posted on 14/01/20)

Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Automated/Autonomous Operation... Read more


Damen announces Nigeria seminars

(Posted on 14/01/20)

Following the success of the Technical Seminars that it introduced in Nigeria in 2019, Damen Shipyards... Read more


New York correspondent for Britannia

(Posted on 14/01/20)

Britannia P&I has underlined its commitment to the North American market by establishing a new exclusive... Read more


Volatility lifts derivative volumes

(Posted on 08/01/20)

The freight derivatives markets for both dry cargo vessels and tankers saw increased traded volumes... Read more


TBA GroupPort of BelleduneCimbria Bulk Equipment A/SViganPort of StocktonSailors Society
  • Vigan
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/S

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping