ADVISORY, Oct. 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Wärtsilä & State University of New York Maritime College & the Consulate General of Finland in New York will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, which coincides with the dedication of the Wärtsilä Lab and donation of a diesel engine and equipment by Wärtsilä to the State University of New York Maritime College, Frank Donnelly, President, and John Hatley, VP Ship Power, Wärtsilä North America; Rear Admiral Wendi Carpenter, USN (Ret.) President, SUNY Maritime College; Consul General of Finland Ambassador Ritva Jolkkonen, and Gary Jobson, America's Cup Winner, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, October 13th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Amy Reynolds, Wärtsilä North America, Inc.
Office : (281) 233- 6228
Mob. 832 331 3312
Jane Bartnett, SUNY Maritime College
The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.
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Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2010, Wärtsilä's net sales totaled EUR 4.6 billion with more than 17,500 employees. The company has operations in 160 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.
About State University of New York Maritime College
SUNY Maritime College, founded in 1874, is one of the nation's leading engineering schools, has a rich 137 year history of educating young men and women. A four-year college located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, the Bronx, New York City, SUNY Maritime offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the following areas: Engineering (Marine, Mechanical, Electrical and Facilities), Naval Architecture, Marine Transportation/ Business Administration(minors in Ship Management and Maritime & Port Security), Maritime Studies, Marine Environmental Science (minors in Marine Biology and Meteorology & Oceanography), Humanities, International Transportation and Trade, and a Master's degree in International Transportation Management. SUNY Maritime is ABET accredited (abet.org) in all five engineering specialties. Founded in 1874, Maritime College holds the honor of being the first maritime college in the U.S.
About Consulate General of Finland in New York
The Consulate General of Finland in New York strives to oversee the interests of Finland and her citizens. Our goal is also to raise Finland's profile in New York and in as many as 37 states that fall under our jurisdiction. To achieve this we cooperate with a network of 20 honorary consuls, each with a deep knowledge of their area.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).