Wilhelmsen Ships Service appoints new Western Australia Manager
Oct. 18, 2010 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service has made a new appointment at one of its key strategic locations in Australia. Nigel Goode has taken up the post of General Manager at the company's Fremantle, Western Australia office.
Nigel becomes part of Wilhelmsen Ships Service's Oceania team and will be responsible for managing the day to day aspects of the company's services which include the provision of Unitor marine safety products, technical services, ships agency services and maritime logistics. He will also be developing and growing the organisation's businesses in the region which has a strong shipping industry based on oil and gas, bulk cargo and mineral extraction.
He explains "Wilhelmsen Ships Service's strong brand name together with its mix of products and services, coupled with a strong desire to agressively grow, positions the company to take advantage of Western Australia's vast array of business opportunities, particularly in the resources and offshore segments. " He adds "There are currently more than AU$ 150 billion worth of projects either committed or under construction in this region, and we fully expect Wilhelmen Ships Service to capitalise on the opportunities that this activity will generate."
Nigel has 25 years experience working with medium and large multi-national corporations. He has a profound knowledge of logistics and supply chain services through his work in various roles in Australia and Asia over 25 years . Prior to joining Wilhelmsen Ships Service, he worked for Mayne Nickless Logistics, TNTLogistics and most recently as a partner for a niche logistics and supply chan consulting business based in Asia.
Nigel Goode's focus for the balance of 2010 will be to put a robust plan and a strong team in place to meet the company's commitments to customers and delivery future growth ambitions.
Photo: Nigel Goode, New Manager, Wilhelmsen Ships Service Western Australia
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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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