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
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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 using Neo-bulk cargo ships,[3][4][5] 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.[6]

Don Quijote, 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. ^ Fleet List (from the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics website. Accessed 2008-03-11.) Archive
  4. ^ "Ocean Fleet List". Archived from the original on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Fleet list, ship details". Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  6. ^ "Norwegian American Trade Award for 2008". Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 10 November 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2008. 

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