We take care of the lay-up of your vessel and deliver an agency service package including the lay-up, and later the re-employment to service. As the only total layup solution service provider in Labuan, we are a one-stop shop for all your lay-ups requirements in Asia Pacific.

Wilhelmsen Ships Service provides you with an extensive range of maritime products and services, globally. Our dedicated teams support your business with their wealth of knowledge and expertise while our outstanding customer service guarantees the smooth operation of your vessel. 

Our local presence, supported by a global network of experts, ensures safe and efficient handling during either cold or warm lay-ups. For certain locations we also manage the booking of lay-up slots, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information

We can attend to all your ships agency requirements when laying vessels up and when re-employing the vessels into operation.

Lay-Up Services in Labuan

The only licensed lay-up service provider in the region

The Wilhelmsen Group is the only total lay-up solution service provider in the region. Through collaboration with our sister entities WSM and WAC, we are able to meet any customer requirements during the entire lay-up and reactivation period, including all technical, husbandry and maintenance requirements. With our global reach and well established brand, Wilhelmsen are the preferred choice for your lay-up solutions in the Asia Pacific region.

As a licensed lay-up provider by The Director of Ports and Harbors in Sabah, WSS/WAC have been successfully handling vessel layups in Labuan since 2009. Both the layup site and our procedures have been certified and audited by Classification Societies DNVGL and NK. This provides an additional benefit when making applications and gaining approval from insurance companies while the vessel is in layup.

In addition, we are in position to provide full service solutions including Vessel Management, Technical Care and Agency services for the vessel while in lay-up with us.

COVID-19 Resources for Lay-up

  • Layup Locations

    COVID-19: Layup Locations for Vessels

    Need to know layup restrictions on vessels and crew? Click on each port or country in the map below to view layup locations. For more detailed info, please contact our local agents.

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    COVID-19: Layup Locations E-Advisor Tool

    With the COVID-19 pandemic, ports are imposing various layup restrictions on vessels and crew. Use our layup location e-advisor tool to find suitable locations for your layups based on criteria

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