Continued growth in Turkey for Wilhelmsen Ships Service
Dec. 13, 2010 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service continues to extend its worldwide network coverage by expanding its presence in Turkey. The company has just opened a new office in Aliaga-Izmir. This is the fifth Turkey office for Wilhelmsen Ships Service and it is now fully operational.
During the last couple of years the Aliaga port has become one of the most important ports in the Eastern Mediterranean. Trade has grown through links with a variety of production, storage, distribution and trade opportunities in the area.
The new office is located in the centre of Aliaga and offers easy access and a safe environment for both customers and staff.
Irem Gokmen, General Manager for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Turkey, commented on the development, "We have concentrated on the importance of having an office in Aliaga, since the location has become an increasingly strategic point for our operations. At the same time we have increased the geographical presence towards our customers."
Semih Altay, Ships Agency Operation Manager at Wilhelmsen Ships Service Turkey added: "This will help us to improve our service satisfaction level towards our customers, as well as increasing the volume in ships agency business especially in the LNG market."
The contact details of the Aliaga office are
Kültür Mahallesi 246 Sokak, No:15 Kat: 3, Aliağa - İzmir.
Tel: (232) 655 05 04 - 05 Fax: (232) 655 05 03.
In addition to ships agency services, Wilhelmsen Ships Service also supplies Unitor marine products, technical services and maritime logistics.
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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