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  • Press release, Published: Last updated: (Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Marine products, Safety solutions)
    Unitor gas detectors

    WSS to supply gas detection units to COSCON container fleet

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has signed a contract with COSCO Container Lines Co. Ltd (COSCON) to supply its latest Unitor multi-gas detectors to the company’s expanding container fleet.

  • Press release, Published: Last updated: (Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Marine products, Safety solutions)
    Philip Gatland Manager WSS

    WSS launches lifejacket tailored for offshore demands

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), the leading global provider of products and services to the shipping industry, is launching a lifejacket specially designed to safeguard workers in the harshest offshore environments.

  • Press release, Published: (Wilh. Wilhelmsen Invest)

    NorSea Group AS expands Statoil cooperation with new supply base contract

    07.01.2015 NorSea Group AS, owned 40% by Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA, has been awarded a supply base contract for six of seven Statoil bases along the Norwegian coast.

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    Political support

    01.06.2015 The board of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding has decided to support the non-socialist parties Høyre, Fremskrittspartiet and Venstre with NOK 200 000, NOK 100 000 and NOK 100 000 respectively.

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    Ingeborg Gillebo receives the Tom Wilhelmsen Opera and Ballet award 2015

    Lysaker, 02.06.2015 Mezzo-soprano, Ingeborg Gillebo was awarded the Tom Wilhelmsen Opera and Ballet award 2015.

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    Historic award to MV Taiko crew

    Lysaker, 12.06.2015 A historical event took place in Bergen, Norway, today when crew from MV Taiko received an operational medal for assisting the Norwegian Armed Forces and the Norwegian government in solving the UN mission to remove chemical weapons from Syria.

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    Wilhelmsen companies collaborate to win top SHIPPINGInsight award for innovation

    Lysaker, 14.10.2015 Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Callenberg Technology Group have been awarded the SHIPPINGInsight award 2015.

  • Press release, Published: Last updated: (Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Safety solutions)
    firefighting oversize

    WILHELMSEN SHIPS SERVICE WARNS ON FIREFIGHTING COMPLIANCE

    Ship owners will need to act now to ensure they comply with new firefighting rules brought into force on January 1, 2016 for all new buildings warns WSS.

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    Two joint ventures fined by China’s National Development and Reform Commission

    28.12.2015 China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has concluded their investigation into the car carrying industry and ocean transport to and from China.

  • Press release, Published: Last updated: (Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Safety solutions)
    Unitor Detection Device Oversize

    WSS warns SOLAS regulation alone isn’t enough when it comes to gas detection

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is warning ship operators they must combine vigilance, structure and care with the new SOLAS X1-1/7 - MSC.1/Circ.1477 & MSC.1/Circ.1485 regulations to safeguard crews from the dangers of gas when entering enclosed spaces. Just supplying vessels with one portable four-gas detection unit, as stipulated by the IMO, simply isn’t sufficient, stresses WSS.