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    Wilhelmsen sets up to USD 500 million investment target for renewables

    Wilhelmsen re-designs organisation of group portfolio to intensify growth of maritime services and renewable energy and decarbonisation. “Our strategy is very clear, we will contribute to the energy infrastructure transition and be an active player in decarbonisation

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    Edda Wind orders two additional vessels and prepares for IPO

    Wilhelmsen and Østensjø each own 50% of Edda Wind. Anticipating long-term growth for the renewable energy sector, the company has placed an order for two additional Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV), bringing its fleet up to eight. Launched in

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    Wilhelmsen takes a bigger stake in Edda Wind

    Wilhelmsen’s ambition is to be a player in renewable energy and decarbonisation. Building on this ambition, Wilhelmsen acquired 25% of Østensjø Group's expanding offshore wind company Edda Wind in September 2020. The agreement included an option to buy another

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    Political support

    The board of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding has decided to support Høyre with NOK 300 000 and Fremskrittspartiet with NOK 100 000 to strengthen their ability to implement their politics. - We believe Høyre and Fremskrittspartiet have the best political foundation

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    Motion Ventures debuts S$30M fund anchored by Wilhelmsen to pioneer innovations tackling maritime value chain challenges

    validation points for product-market fit & scale paths for startups via a corporate consortium of investors & backing from the Singapore Government’s SEEDS Capital. SINGAPORE, 25 FEB 2021 - Motion Ventures, the consortium-driven investment fund powered by Rainmaking

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    Results for the fourth quarter 2020

    Wilhelmsen delivers a net profit of USD 198 million for the fourth quarter lifted by increased profit in associates and a strong increase in financial asset values. “Income from our operating activities were on par with the previous quarter,” says Thomas Wilhelmsen

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    Wilhelmsen Ship Management becomes a member of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative

    Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has become a member of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), an alliance of key organisations that is driven to bring change to a more sustainable maritime industry. WSM joins other fourteen members spanning the shipping

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    WilNor acquires the Norwegian military naval base Olavsvern

    WilNor Governmental Services AS (WGS), through its subsidiary company WGS Properties AS, has acquired 66% of the shares in the Olavsvern Group AS. WGS, a Wilhelmsen group company is a key logistics partner for the Norwegian armed forces and allied NATO forces

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    Wilhelmsen’s Topeka hydrogen project awarded NOK 219 million

    The Wilhelmsen led project, to construct the world’s first zero emission hydrogen vessels, has been awarded 219 million Norwegian kroner (MUSD 25) by the Norwegian government-owned organisation Enova. These funds will enable Wilhelmsen to further develop the

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    Results for the third quarter 2020

    Wilhelmsen delivers a net profit of USD 146 million for the third quarter, up from USD 57 million in the second quarter. All the underlying businesses showed stable development, with improved net profit predominately driven by a strong uplift in market value