Together with partners, Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA will manifest its position as the world leading operator within this niche and continue to expand its services in the emerging markets. Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA’s ambition is to set standards for ocean transportation of rolling cargo and provide the way for the future development of the industry.
The shipping segment, in which the group’s and the joint venture’s shipping activities are carried out, includes shipowning, chartering, transportation and consultancy services.
The logistics segment includes logistics services conducted by the group and the joint ventures such as terminal services, technical services, inland distribution and supply chain management.
Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA is a newly incorporated company (2010), which continues the shipping and logistics activities previously conducted in the Wilh. Wilhelmsen group (renamed Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA). WW ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with the ticker WWASA
Per 1 December 2011, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA owns approx. 73% of the shares in Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA.
Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA's main joint ventures:
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is a joint venture between Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius and was established in 1999. It is an operating company within both the shipping segment and the logistics segment. It operates most of the Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA’s and Wallenius’ owned vessels. The company provides global transportation services for the automotive, agricultural, mining and construction equipment industries and its services consist of supply chain management, ocean transportation, terminal services, inland distribution and technical services. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is the contracting party in customer contracts with industrial manufacturers for cars, agricultural machinery etc.
» Go to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' web site
EUKOR Car Carriers is a joint venture between Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, Wallenius, Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation, EUKOR is party to contracts for ocean transportation of Hyundai and Kia cars out of Korea.
» Go to EUKOR Car Carriers' web site
American Shipping and Logistics group (ASL) consists of several companies, all of which are established on a joint venture basis between Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius. All companies in the ASL group are headquartered in the U.S. and consist of liner service operating companies, ship owning companies, and logistics services companies.
The two primary operating companies within the group are:
» American Roll-On Roll-Off Carriers
» American Auto Logistics
Glovis is incorporated in Korea and listed on the Korean stock exchange. Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA holds a 15% share interest in Glovis, directly and through WL. Glovis’ principal activity is logistics and distribution services. The company provides overseas logistics services, including vehicle export logistics, air freight forwarding, ocean freight forwarding and international express service.
» Go to Glovis' web site