45 years of ship management

For 45 years, Wilhelmsen Ship Management has been providing professional ship management services to the shipping community. A quality focused ship manager driven by passionate people, heritage and ambition. Our commitment in delivering ship management excellence remains throughout the decades of change : Past, present and future.

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    Way back in time

    The history and formation of Wilhelmsen Ship Management

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    A special pictorial for the pioneers

    Wilhelmsen Ship Management's first company was incorporated on 27 August 1975 in Hong Kong and was then named Barber Ship Management Limited (BSM), Hong Kong. Here are some precious photographs taken since 1975.

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    Unsung heroes

    For decades, our seafarers are the unsung heroes of the maritime industry. In times of need, they are selfless and ready to help the distressed at sea. For them, not a single man will be left behind.


    Special ships and projects

    Wilhelmsen Ship Management is known for being skilled with handling unique requirements and navigating all vessel types. Here are a few of the past and present special marine assignments.

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    From an in-house manager to becoming one of the world’s top 10 international ship managers. Our roadmap of 45 years are marked with many notable milestones and success.

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    Future of Ship Management

    Sustainability is another word for success. Through these years, shipping has gone through a number of versatile periods. Our ambitions keeps us moving in projecting ahead for the future.

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