Modern safety service centre opens in Poland
Sep. 26, 2011 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has recently opened a new Fire, Rescue and Safety (FRS) service station in Gdansk, Poland, to serve vessels in the Baltic Sea.
The service station is located in Gdansk and has the capacity to serve all ships in the Gdansk and Gdynia ports and repair yards.
Roger Gundermann, WSS Technical Manager for Europe, commented, "A large, new workshop has been purpose-built and includes impressive modern equipment. The service centre is suitable for the wider range of WSS Safety Services. We can confirm that this station is one of the most modern on the Baltic Sea and is ready to fulfil all orders coming from our customers."
In addition to having approvals from DNV, LR and RMRS for the global WSS service network, this service centre has also been approved by the Polish Maritime Authority.
This new FRS service station in Gdansk, together with the company's liferaft service station in Szczecin, enables WSS to offer a full range of safety services and liferaft exchange to vessels in the Baltic region.
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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