Bergen Engines partners with Goltens to support Singapore, China, India, Germany, and the Netherlands
February 3, 2023
For Immediate Release
Bergen, Norway – Bergen Engines, the Norwegian medium speed engine producer, has entered a sales and service partnership agreement with Goltens to support its marine offerings in Singapore, China, India, Germany, and the Netherlands.
Goltens will promote Bergen Engines for newbuilds, sell spare parts and perform maintenance services for Bergen’s marine customers. The aftermarket support will include planned maintenance using Bergen Engines’ original spare parts and components from Bergen’s worldwide exchange pool, which guarantees quality overhauled parts ahead of dismantling, saving time and cost for customers.
Sandeep Seth, President of Goltens Worldwide, commented, “Goltens has a long history working with Bergen and its engines. This formalization allows Goltens to increase its level of support to our mutual customer base in strategic locations around the globe.”
“The signed Sales & Service agreement between Bergen Engines and Goltens is a milestone for us,” Seth continued. “We are enthusiastic and honored to have gained the trust of Bergen Engines, who have built up a strong reputation as a renowned high-quality West European engine manufacturer.”
With more than 80 years of experience, Bergen Engines is a European company with a global presence that highlights quality and reliability at its core. Bergen has built over 7,500 of its engines with around half still in operation today in some of the most demanding environments on earth.
Regarding the partnership, Kjell Harloff, Head of Sales – Marine at Bergen Engines, added: “With Goltens more than 1100 employees in their service organization and their skill sets in engine maintenance and repair, we have secured a strong partner for Asia and the central Europe. We are delighted to have them onboard to support our customers worldwide operation.”
About Bergen Engines
Bergen Engines produces medium-speed liquid and gas fueled engines and generator sets to a broad range of land-based, commercial marine, and naval applications. The Bergen name is a watchword for quality and reliability in its field.
The tradition of engineering in Bergen, Norway, dates to 1855 when the original company Bergen Mekaniske Verksted (BMV) was founded. In 1943, the company built its first diesel engine and has since commissioned over 7,500 of its iconic liquid and gas fueled engines. Around half of them are still in operation today; such is the quality and reliability of a Bergen engine.
From 1999, Bergen Engines AS was owned by the British aerospace and defense group, Rolls-Royce plc. On 31st December 2021, the company was acquired from Rolls-Royce by the family-owned engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc, and is now part of the Power Solutions division.
Goltens is truly global, providing comprehensive engine services, in-place machining solutions, energy control solutions, and Green solutions from 26 locations in 14 countries across the globe, serving more than 4,000 clients each year. https://www.goltens.com/
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