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Wilhelmsen Ships Service dispatches helicopter airframe from Shanghai to Baltimore

March 8, 2010 - The Maritime Logistics department at Wilhelmsen Ships Service's office in Shanghai has just completed the dispatch of a helicopter frame from Shanghai port to Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

The 2000 kg helicopter frame was shipped on a RO-RO vessel on 22 February 2010. Wilhelmsen Ships Service undertook of all the procedures from shore to ship. The company managed the terminal handling, lashing, the RO-RO space chartering and the customs documentation for the customer. The shipment marks the start of a cooperation with an internationally known helicopter manufacturer and it is expected that Wilhelmsen Ships Service will gain further business to deliver more helicopter frames for the corporation during this year.

Victor Xia, Logistics Manager for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Shanghai comments "This is the latest of several new contracts in the project logistics business area for Wilhelmsen Ships Service's Shanghai office which has also included a number of truck shipments. Over the past year, there has been impressive growth in this area, despite the economic challenges of 2009."

Wilhelmsen Ships Service supplies Unitor marine products, technical services, ships agency services and maritime logistics.

Photo: Victor Xia, of Wilhelmsen Ships Service and a team from the helicopter manufacturer


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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