Wallenius does the double in Zeebrugge

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has signed a $20 million agreement with the Port of Zeebrugge to develop 49 hectares at Bastenaken West, nearly doubling the footprint of its terminal. “The agreement marks the next step in WWL’s long-term commitment to the Port of Zeebrugge, the largest RoRo port in the world, and positions the company for continued growth and expansion all across Northern Europe,” says Ray Fitzgerald, President & COO WWL Landbased. Since ... [+]

Chinese fine car carriers

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) was fined45 million renminbis (US$ 7 million) by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), one of China’s competition compliance authorities. It follows an investigation into the car carrying industry launched in September 2012 which found that WWL and other carriers were guilty of anti-competitive behaviour from ... [+]

Wallenius set to win the West

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is to increase its Europe to the US West Coast service from fortnightly to weekly in January. The two additional sailings per month will also boost transshipment opportunities to Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia via its port hub in Manzanillo, Panama. The service calls at Southampton ... [+]

Wallenius does more with less

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has taken delivery of its first new generation Post Panamax HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) PCTC vessels. Measuring 36.5 m wide and 200m long the M/V Thermopylae has five liftable car decks, allowing for more configurations for cargo of various sizes and hence increased capacity for cars, trucks, equipment ... [+]

Wallenius buys down Mexico way

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has acquired Mexican logistics provider Carlogistics. WWL Vehicle Services Americas is now the largest provider of vehicle processing for automotive manufacturers in Mexico. The expansion adds two facilities and nearly 100 employees to WWL’s auto logistics network in Mexico, including processing centres in Cuautitlan north of ... [+]

Wallenius’ Tyne call could be first of many

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) said that the Port of Tyne could easily be added to its Asia to Europe schedule if there is continued demand, after the ro ro logistics specialist recently completed a shipment there. WWL brought a shipment of construction equipment into Tyne on its MV Tristan on ... [+]

Shipping sulphur group holds first meeting

The Trident Alliance, a coalition of shipping owners and operators who share a common interest in robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulation to ensure that the new rules do not distort competition held an exploratory meeting in Copenhagen on May 28, hosted by Maersk Maritime Technology and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics. ... [+]

Wallenius suspends Argentina call

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics said on 21 May that it had suspended service to Argentina due to severe congestion at the port of  Zarate. The situation there had increasingly worsened in the past several weeks as there have been extended pauses in vehicle processing during government holidays as well as Customs' ... [+]

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