Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Industry Shipping
Founded 1999
Headquarters Lysaker, Norway
Revenue Increase US$2.3 billion (2007)
Number of employees
3,300 (2007)[1]
Parent Wallenius Lines
Wilh. Wilhelmsen
Website www.2wglobal.com
Footnotes / references

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is a privately owned Norwegian/Swedish shipping company, established in 1999 and co-owned by the two shipping companies Wallenius Lines and Wilh. Wilhelmsen.[2]

The company offers a range of logistics services, including supply chain management, ocean transportation, terminal handling, inland distribution and technical services. It is one of the world's largest companies in the transporting of rolling equipment; automobiles, heavy machinery (mining, construction, farming equipment), yachts, trains, power stations and others. Headquartered in Oslo and Stockholm, with main regional offices in New York, Tokyo and Sydney,[citation needed] the company has 3,300 employees worldwide.[1]

On 29 October 2008 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics received the distinguished Norwegian American Trade Award for 2008 from the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce.[3]

Torrens, a WWL car carrier
This photograph was taken on the Strait of Juan de Fuca
RORO carrier Tourcoing passing through Panama canal

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  1. ^ a b c "Facts and Figures". Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics. Retrieved 4 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics". Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. 
  3. ^ "Norwegian American Trade Award for 2008". Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 10 November 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2008. 

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