Media, news and events

Welcome to our media resource centre! Here you will find our latest news, reports and events. For greater insight on issues affecting our industry, contact one of our media spokespersons or maritime experts.

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    Meeting the upstart

    When one of the industry’s brightest and most disruptive startup leaders meets one of the world’s most established maritime companies, you might expect sparks to fly. But when Xeneta CEO Patrick Berglund met Wilhelmsen group CFO Christian Berg at our Oslo head office, they found more common ground than disagreement.

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    Ballast Water Management Enters into Force: Are you well prepared?

    2017 is the year when ship owners are pressed to make a decision on their BWMS. Still, ship owners are unwilling to decide on ballast water treatment systems until the standards are finalized.

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    Inaugural WSM Seminar in Singapore

    Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) kicks off the year with its first seminar at the Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence on 9 March 2017.

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    Wilhelmsen Chemicals takes over Kemetyl’s sales and marketing activities for consumer products in Norway

    1 April 2017, Kemetyl West Consumer’s sales and marketing for consumer products in Norway will be transferred to Wilhelmsen Chemicals. Kemetyl wishes to exit the Norwegian market.

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    Reshaping the global management team in Wilhelmsen

    As part of reshaping the executive team, the Wilhelmsen group adds two senior vice presidents to its group management team. Mr Erik Nyheim will be responsible for Wilhelmsen’s investments in ships service (marine products and agency), safety products and solutions (Survitec), governmental services and Qube, while Mr Jan Eyvin Wang will be responsible for following up ship management, insurance services, Treasure ASA and NorSea Group.

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    Results for the fourth quarter 2016

    Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) reported an increase in total income and operating profit in the fourth quarter compared with the previous quarter. All business segments experienced higher income, partly due to non-recurring items.

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    A Test Is Best

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is urging ship operators to make on board marine fuel testing an operational necessity.

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    Ask the Expert – Why Is Marine Fuel Testing Important? (Video)

    There are a host of issues, which can arise in marine fuels, which are not covered by the current fuel specifications. It is why we believe on board fuel testing is an absolute operational necessity.

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    Wilhelmsen digital trainee programme launches

    Four new digital talents have started their traineeship with the Wilhelmsen group. They are the first wave of recruits to begin Wilhelmsen's 18 month digital trainee programme. The programme has been designed to strengthen the Group's digital capabilities and focus, providing recruits with hands-on experience within global digital projects.

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    Managing Ballast Water discharge in compliance within the International Convention

    Accession by Finland triggered ratification of The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM 2004 Convention). It will enter into force on 8th September 2017, marking a landmark step towards halting the spread of invasive aquatic species which can cause havoc for local ecosystems, affect biodiversity and lead to substantial economic loss.