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Wilhelmsen Ships Service wins Greatship Global contract

April 27, 2009 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service, the world's leading ships services network, has been awarded a significant contract by Indian offshore company Greatship Global.

The company will provide an Initial Supply package to each of five offshore newbuildings being undertaken by Greatship. These include a new drillship being delivered at Keppel Shipyard, Singapore and four anchor handling tug supply oil rig support (AHTS) vessels in Oslo, Singapore and Colombo.   

The contract is also expected to bring orders for five further AHTS newbuildings in 2009, located at Batam, Indonesia, and Keppel, Singapore.

Greatship Global is steadily expanding its new building programme to position itself to become one of the largest offshore fleets in the Indian subcontinent.

Wilhelmsen Ships Service's Initial Supply package is a product of the company's ‘Solutions for a Lifetime' initiative.  The initiative recognizes that new buildings should be supplied with the highest quality of products and services from the earliest construction stages.  A unique Product Selector tool enables new building managers to compile a tailor-made package with all parts included.  Customers are freed up from time-consuming planning and can realize operating efficiency from Day One.

"We are delighted to have formed this partnership with Greatship Global" commented Moloy Das (Sales Manager India Sub continent).  "With our offer of the full range of support to newbuildings Wilhelmsen Ship Services aims to be the complete supplier to complement Greatship's endeavours."

Further information from:
Nakul Malhotra, General Manager, Wilhelmsen Ships Service India
Telephone: +91 22 4341 5500


Please see Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) company electronic office

For further information, contact:
Ole Jakob Ytterdal
Head of Communications
Wilhelmsen Ships Service
Tel: +47 67 58 40 00
Mobile: +47 97 08 83 62

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is part of Wilhelmsen Maritime Services, a Wilh. Wilhelmsen group company. It has the world’s largest maritime services network, with 4,500 marine professionals servicing 2,200 ports in 125 countries.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service supplies safety products and services, Unitor products, Unicool refrigerants, Unitor and Nalfleet marine chemicals, maritime logistics and ships agency to the maritime industry. Last year the company made product deliveries to 25,000 vessels and handled 70, 000 port calls.

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