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Wilh. Wilhelmsen [Wilhelmsen Lines]

Established 1861

Institution: Wilh. Wilhelmsen [Wilhelmsen Lines]
Wilh. Wilhelmsen is a global maritime industry group focusing on shipping and integrated logistics services for cars and rolling cargo through its shareholding in Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA. The group also occupies a leading position in the global maritime service industry through Wilhelmsen Maritime Services AS, delivering products and services to some 200 shipyards and 22 000 vessels annually.

Established 1861 in Tonsberg Norway. Moved its head office to Oslo in 1911. Specialised in cargo and oil freight. 1972 developed the Ro-Ro concetp with Wallenius.