Oslo, 12 June 2013 – Against the backdrop of last week’s Nor-Shipping event in Oslo, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) announced the finalisation of a five-year Safety Service Fleet Agreement with Wilson Ship Management (WSM).
Wilson Ship Management has been testing WSS’s new Safety Service Concept over the last 12 months and took the opportunity during Nor-Shipping to formalise the agreement.
Heine Olsen, Fleet Manager at Wilson Ship Management said; “In today’s market, we are continually looking for ways in which we can keep costs under control. The agreement with WSS will allow us to manage costs and at the same time provides a level of predictability in service levels that will ultimately enable us to operate more efficiently.”
The contract with Norwegian-based WSM is the first of its kind for WSS, and demonstrates its commitment to the delivery of a new generation of Safety Service agreements for the industry.
Account manager at WSS, Glenn Frederiksen, said: “This agreement is a result of successful team work between ourselves and Wilson Ship Management. We are very proud that Wilson Ship Management has looked to WSS as a partner for the future and pleased that we can now provide them with a specialised safety solution.”