Wilhelmsen Ship Management cooperates with WestEast Marine for newbuilding supervision in China

Wilhelmsen Ship Management’s experienced newbuilding team will offer newbuilding supervision services to the mass market with reinforced technical expertise from WestEast Marine Consulting.
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Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has sealed a strategic newbuilding supervision partnership with WestEast Marine Consulting (WEM) to strengthen WSM’s newbuilding supervision offering.

“We are delighted to work with WEM as we look to grow our newbuilding supervision arm and offer a more comprehensive solution to our customers. WEM was selected because of their expertise, experience and reach in China where newbuilding activities are intensifying,” says Paal Gunnulfsen, Vice President for Region Asia, WSM.

WSM is also pleased to have found a partner that shares the same high standards in business practices proven by their strong list of reputable clientele.

“WEM established team of expertise and processes with the Chinese shipyards will value add to our future clientele. As WSM’s Chinese partner, our clear understanding of the Chinese shipyard work environment can help WSM to achieve their business objective in China,” says Chen Hao, Director of WEM.

WSM is excited to strengthen its newbuilding supervision offering. Through the partnership, WSM’s experience newbuilding team will offer newbuilding supervision services to the mass market with reinforced technical expertise from WEM. WEM will work collaboratively with WSM to deliver efficient and quality supervision services in accordance with sound industry practice for ship construction supervision.

Contacts:
Esther Gan, Head of Marketing and Communications of Wilhelmsen Ship Management
+603 2084 5911/ esther.gan@wilhelmsen.com

About WestEast Marine Consulting
WestEast Marine Consulting, founded in 2007, is an established service provider for international ship owners based in China. WestEast Marine has supervised newbuildings project for all vessel segments and attended over 230 ship repair and conversion projects in shipyards across China. WestEast Marine runs as an independent project solutions provider and employs full-time professional engineers to provide committed and capable services to their international customers.

About Wilhelmsen Ship Management
Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company, is one of the world’s largest third-party ship manager with a portfolio of more than 450 vessels and 9 200 active seafarers. Wilhelmsen Ship Management provides technical and crew management services for various vessel segments; LNG/LPG, Ro-Ro and PCC/PCTC vessels, FPSO/FSO, Container, Cruise, Bulk, Seismic and Offshore. Wilhelmsen Ship Management manages from five offices worldwide and has a crewing network of 18 manning offices in 12 countries. Other key services include dry docking services, lay-up services, new building supervision, and Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM).