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Wilhelmsen Ships Service News

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WSS: Digital Solution Focus @ Norshipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are bringing the maritime digital solutions of the future to life at Nor-Shipping. Unveiling their augmented reality (AR) project at the world’s biggest maritime show, this immersive, interactive tool enables visitors to view the company’s very latest products and systems, inside and out.   Developed in conjunction with Austrian technology company Imagination Computer Serv. GesmbH, using their AR software ‘MagicLens’, visitors will download a reader app to their phones and scan a printed image to unlock the AR system. Kjell Andre Engen

Michael Chen (Photo: Wilhelmsen Ships Service)

Chen Named General Manager of WHSS China

Wilhelmsen Ships Service announced that Michael Chen has accepted the role as General Manager for Wilhelmsen Huayang Ships Services China (WHSS).   Based in Shanghai, Chen takes up the role immediately, replacing Captain Bi Yuping, who leaves the company after a decade.   Starting his career with the Wilhelmsen group as a vessel operator in 2005, Chen has been working as Agency Service Manager for China for the past five years.   With a naval background, following the completion of his studies at the University of Jimei, Navigation Institute in 2000, Chen sailed as a deck officer

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Grand Bahama Shipyard Expands Sales Team

Regional Sales Director for Europe, focusing on developing existing and new business relationships together with the regional sales agents. With over 15 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Richardson worked in a number of different roles in the Sales and Marketing Departments for Wilhelmsen Ships Service during his 13-year tenure, most recently as key account manager and sales director, where he was responsible for $350 million in annual revenue. Those years gave Brent extensive experience selling ship maintenance and service solutions to ship owners and operators and to ship managers, both

Frank Olsen (Photo: ISS)

ISS Names Olsen VP for Ship & Crew Solutions

savings and value-added services to its expanding customer base. Key focus areas will be Crew Logistics Services, Owners Matters, Husbandry Services and Ship Spares Logistics.   Olsen joins ISS from his previous role as Global Operations Director, Ship Agency & Maritime Logistics at Wilhelmsen Ships Service and will report to Chief Commercial Officer, Neill Tomlin.   Olsen has over 15 years’ experience in the maritime industry including his career in the Norwegian Navy, drilling rigs in the North Sea and worldwide trade on RORO vessels. Since going ashore as a regional port captain

Emilia Shao (Photo: WSS)

WSS Appoints Ships Agency Manager for China

Heading up Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s (WSS) ships agency sales team in China, Emilia Shao brings both industry experience and an eclectic academic background to one of the company’s largest agency markets.   Located in Shanghai, Shao will manage WSS’s agency business across its three offices located in Northern, Central and Southern China. Shao’s day-to-day responsibilities include joining Account Managers for customer visits and monitoring communications to ensure port enquiries are handled promptly and properly, at the same time overseeing the performance of the entire

Adrian Lau

WSS Appoints HR Director in Singapore

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Adrian Lau as Regional Human Resources and Organization Development Director, Asia Pacific, with a focus on driving the company’s performance culture, talent management and training and development. Singapore is one of the world’s leading maritime industry centers but is facing challenges in attracting and retaining the staff needed to maintain this position. The Lion City is also critical to the WSS safety service business, which is growing at a rate of 15% per year. A combination of aging workforce and the need to recruit 20-25 safety

Jason Chin

WSS Appoints Ships Agency Manager for Singapore

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Jason Chin as Ships Agency Service Manager, Singapore. With over 15 years’ experience in the maritime and shipping industry, Chin will lead a team carrying out more than 3,700 ships agency services every year. Chin said, “WSS is one of the largest suppliers of ships services in Singapore, providing a wide range of ships agency and husbandry solutions, from crew changes, bunkering, repairs and general supplies to customs clearance and arrival and departure reports.” With the world’s global fleet on the increase, Chin pointed

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