Ships agency

Providing full agency, husbandry and protective agency services in 2 200 port locations means you can always have a Wilhelmsen Ships Service ships agent taking care of your interests, wherever in the world it is you do business.

Matching real time, on the ground, local knowledge and expertise with our strict operational standards, whether it is your vessel, crew, cargo, or cash we’re looking after, our agents can be relied on to consistently make your port calls as efficient as possible. We use our expertise to make your everyday life more convenient with workshops and online tools:


LNG Market Outlook Report for 2018 to 2030

Coming from a Ships Agency perspective, we aim to capture a holistic view of the LNG industry's upstream to downstream supply chain by highlighting the movements of key players in various locations.

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QHSSE: Our Approach

Ships Agency is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors and the communities in which we operate. Beyond a purely business perspective, our commitment to compliance will make a difference in the world we live in.

Wilhelmsen insights

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    Wilhelmsen Ships Agency Takes 5

    Hearing Quality, Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (QHSSE) standards mentioned in the same breath as ships agency will probably be a first for many people. However, QHSSE has rapidly become a must-have for any serious global agency operator. Tailoring the TAKE 5 QHSSE initiative currently in use within the mining, aviation and marine industries, to the agency business, Jodie Reibel, QHSSE Director, Ships Agency, talks us through the new global initiative.

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    Danielle Hrin Kuek , Head of Marketing, Ships Agency

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    Shipping 2030 Asia: The Innovation Imperative

    Speaking on "The Innovation Imperative" panel at Shipping 2030 Asia, Marius Johansen - VP Business Solutions & Marketing at Wilhelmsen Ships Agency, provides his insights from Wilhelmsen’s drone delivery project and shares some of the lessons learnt in navigating regulations while innovating new business solutions for ships agency. Here are the key highlights from the panel discussion.

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    Danielle Hrin Kuek , Head of Marketing, Ships Agency

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    Are drones a game changer for last mile deliveries?

    In our opinion, drones could be a game changer and we are not the only company out there who thinks that. Here are several reasons why.

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    Marius Johansen , VP Business Solutions & Marketing, Ships Agency

Our Services

  • Husbandry

    Husbandry Services

    Your partner in port, providing you tailor-made solutions for your husbandry needs. We secure the welfare of your vessel.

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    Bunker Call Agency

    Total efficiency for all your bunkering calls.

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    Full Agency Services

    Our operational standards consistently make your port calls as efficient as possible.

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    Canal Transit Services

    With over 2000 transits per year from all types of segments, our dedicated Transit Desk is ready to assist you 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

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    Protective Agency Services

    We offer protective agency both for shipowners (OPA) and charterers/cargo (CPA) to supervise the counterparty’s agent throughout the port call.

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    Hub Solutions

    Increase your efficiency by letting us take care of your port call management; cost checking, disbursement account management and cash management, so that you can focus on your core competencies.

  • Dry Docking Solutions

    Dry Docking

    Get access to local expertise and knowledge from your dedicated dry-docking ships agent.

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    We take care of the lay-up of your vessel and deliver an agency service package including the lay-up, and later the re-employment to service.

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Suez canal: Frequently used toll rebate schemes

Keeping up to date with the various Suez canal authority's toll rebates can be challenging yet necessary as it can result in significant reduction in your vessel's toll fee. With this in mind, we have put together the most frequently used toll rebate schemes based on vessel type for your convenience.

Customer Tools

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    LinkedIn: Get the latest port news

    Track port activity the easy way by following our port news page on LinkedIn where we bring the latest operational port news and regulations to you.

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    Panama Canal Toll Calculator

    Plan your voyage through Panal canal with our Panama canal toll calculator, or contact a specialist for a quote on all your ports. Our entire network, in one click.

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    Suez Canal Transit Toll Calculator

    Plan your voyage with our Canal Transit calculator for your Suez canal transit, or contact a specialist for a quote on all your ports. Our entire network, in one click.

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    Virtual Agent Login

    Monitor the progress of your port calls through Virtual Agent - providing you a comprehensive overview of all your calls worldwide, easy report creation and electronic disbursements accounts.

Need advice?

With offices in 75 countries supporting our non-stop operations in 2 200 port locations across the globe, you can be assured that we have the local knowledge and industry expertise to find the best solution to cater for your needs.

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