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  • Wilhelmsen insights |
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    Chasing their Dreams and Working Hard for It

    If you’re out at sea and can hear someone belting out power ballads like, “If I Sing You a Love Song by Bonnie Taylor” or “I Can’t Fight this Feeling Anymore by REO Speedwagon” then you know Sabrina McCoy Villaruz or Raquel Marilag is onboard. These two female cadets are paving the way and breaking ceilings in the seafaring industry.

  • News |

    Massterly part of DB Schenker plans to run zero-emissions autonomous coastal container feeder for Ekornes ASA in Norway

    DB Schenker has revealed its plans to run an innovative, zero-emission coastal container feeder between Ekornes’ own port and the Port of Ålesund in Norway. The fully electric vessel includes a unique design, making the vessel first of its kind in the world.

  • Press release |

    Results for the first quarter 2022

    Solid underlying performance from the core maritime businesses delivered EBITDA of USD 44 million. Combined with a strong contribution from Strategic Holdings and Investments net profit for the Wilhelmsen group was USD 159 million in the first quarter.

  • Wilhelmsen insights |
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    The Tale of a Seafarer's Wife

    The life of a seafarer certainly has its challenges, and one of it is being away from your family for long periods of time. But imagine being the wife of a seafarer and having to part with your husband for weeks or sometimes even months.

  • Wilhelmsen insights |
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    Why not all anti snap-back rope solutions are equally engineered

    Vessel mooring remains one of the most dangerous tasks crew and port workers can undertake. Ship operators need anti snap-back solutions that are tested and reliable to make the mooring operations safer for the ship crew. Our technical product manager and rope expert, Thomas Caradec addresses what shipowners should bear in mind when selecting the safest, most reliable and proven anti snap-back rope solution.

  • News |

    Notice of annual general meeting 2022

    The annual general meeting of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA will take place Wednesday 27 April 2022 at 10:00 hours at the company's premises at Strandveien 20, Lysaker, Norway.

  • Wilhelmsen insights |

    In Conversation with the Chief Engineer for Yara Birkeland

    It's not every day that you get to work for something that has the title, "the world's first". So, when the chance arose, Bjørnar Flaa knew it was an opportunity of a lifetime. This is because Bjørnar would be working on the world's first fully electric and autonomous container vessel, the Yara Birkeland.

  • Wilhelmsen insights |
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    The Captain, The Princess and The Life of a Seafarer

    “I am a positive person, and I believe that being positive affects our outlook in life,” Captain Nitin Malkani shares. It was apparent from our call that he’s someone who is very composed, an indispensable trait especially when working in COVID times.

  • Wilhelmsen insights | Updated
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    Flying High with a Career at Sea

    Choosing the seafarers life is not so common choice for young people nowadays due to many factors including being away from home for long periods of time. Nevertheless, the charms of sailing and exploring the world continue to appeal to a small fraction of those who want to live an extraordinary life.

  • Press release |
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    Wilhelmsen acquires stake in Reach Subsea

    Wilhelmsen has acquired a 21% stake in Reach Subsea ASA. This further positions Wilhelmsen in the renewable value chain along with recognising the substantial potential in Reach’s innovative remote subsea concept.

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