Wilhelmsen Ships Service expands network in China
Sep. 29, 2011 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened a new full service office in Ningbo, providing a comprehensive range of ships agency and maritime logistics services. The company now has five offices in mainland China.
"Our strategy has been to strengthen our network across China in order to be present where our customers are operating," said Captain Bi Yuping - General Manager of WSS Ships Agency & Maritime Logistics China.
"The office expansion is aimed at providing the same level of service in China as we offer at all WSS offices throughout the world. Our customers expect the same high standards of quality and efficiency at every port we serve", he added.
WSS will continue to develop its operations in China, providing coverage along all coastal provinces, with further offices scheduled to open in the near future.
Cargo throughput of Ningbo Port broke through 200 million tons to reach 208,263,000 tons in the first half of 2011, an increase of 7.5% year-on-year. Container throughput increased by 13.7 per to 7,081,200 TEU both reaching a record high for the same period, according to information supplied by the Ningbo Port Authority.
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Ole Jakob Ytterdal
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service
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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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