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Wilhelmsen Ship Management | Issue 3 - 2016

Special feature:

The New Panama Canal Locks

from paper to ship How it’s built

Lycaste peace First transit commemoration

Sakura Tree Planting

Professional. Like you.

CONTENTS From Paper To Ship How It’s Built 2 The New Panama Canal Locks: Making It A Smooth Transit 12 Lycaste Peace And Lucina Providence Transit New Panama Canal Locks 22 Sakura Tree Planting

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News And Stories... Her Name Is Jia Yuan


WSM To Deliver New Ferries For Bastø Fosen AS 20 H.A. Sklenar Wins Ship Of The Year 2015!


WSM India Cadets Win Top Awards 27 Inaugural Officers Conference For Viking Ocean Cruises


WSM And WSS For A Greener KL 34 Captain Sundeep Dhaliwal Wins Indywood Maritime Excellence Award


WSM Malaysia Certified By ABS For IHM 37 And Much More...

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EDITORIAL Amanda Loh pg 30



PUBLISHER Wilhelmsen Ship Management Malaysia 19th Floor, 1 Sentral Jalan Rakyat, Kuala Lumpur Sentral 50470 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia T +6 03 2084 5600 © All rights reserved 2016

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Hello readers, Behind every challenge lies an opportunity. With the global economy still limping and making slow recovery, we have to leave no stone unturned until we find those opportunities. The shipping markets are weak, and this year has been challenging and will continue to be so entering 2017. We see this as perfect timing to strengthen collaboration with our clients by developing partnerships to bring down costs. Within the ship management business, we are making several adaptations to the current climate. This includes transforming our business strategy for greater customisable solutions to ship owners and making customer satisfaction our primary goal. We aim to build lifetime values and not transactional values to expand our loyal customer base. We are also developing capabilities within employees to draw out their talents so they can grow with the company. This issue of WManager shows how well we can move with change when the New Panama Canal Locks finally opened for commercial ships. Our new building division has been receiving more and more calls for retrofitting vessels to transit the expanded canal. Our technical team and crew are always prepared and observant of the new procedures and environment when passing the new locks. The completion and technical management of gas carrier, Jia Yuan, for owners Kumiai Senpaku, have elevated our relationship with them to a higher level.

I am very heartened by the long partnership we have with Kumiai Senpaku and glad that they felt the same when Ms. Chikako Yoneda, owner and advisor of Kumiai, personally gifted and planted saplings of cherry blossom trees in front of our Lysaker office. Read more about this unforgettable event and more within. Please sit back and enjoy the magazine. Before you dive in, I would like to say thank YOU for your continuous support and trust in WSM. See you in 2017!

Yours sincerely, Carl Schou President, Wilhelmsen Ship Management

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From paper to ship How It’s Built Building a ship is a complicated but highly structured project. Here is a visualisation of how the whole process takes place and how WSM steps in to ensure all specifications are met.

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Pre-building The building of a ship begins long before its construction at the shipyard. Inviting an external new building supervision team to be at planning stage will benefit the ship owner as they bring with them the right kind of experience and skills to handle the project. WSM’s New Building & Technical Services division usually participates during the technical specification review after the owner selects the shipyard. Owners appreciate our role because we work objectively and aim to deliver on time, on budget and on point.

“ During technical specifications review, shipyards will confirm the best specification within budget so that vessels are well-built and can serve with minimal trouble over a longer period. Our experts play a big advisory role during this review.” Sanjiv Rastogi – Head of New Building & Technical Services, WSM WSM establishes a project management team at the shipyard to supervise the whole shipbuilding process where the 10 main phases of building takes place.

The 10 Phases of Shipbuilding Feature

Duration: 11 months


Phase 1 Steel Cutting Steel plates are cut into parts that will form the hull and deck of the ship. The design of the vessel is brought into physical dimensions at this stage.


Phase 2 Block Construction Steel blocks are constructed in stages at different locations in the shipyard. Typically a vessel is made of over 100 blocks.

WSM: The project team conducts close inspections in Phase 1, 2 and 3 to make sure every specification is fulfilled by the shipyard.

Phase 3 Pre-erection The blocks are assembled together to create mega blocks. Equipment, pipes, electrical cables and other components are assembled in the block stage when access is easily available. During this time surface treatment and coating is also carried out.

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Phase 4 Keel laying The keel is laid in its designated area where the completed ship may be launched into the water. The blocks are assembled and welded to the structure. Keel laying date is recorded on ship certificates and often celebrated.


Phase 5


Large machinery All machinery is tested at different stages according to the ITP (Inspection and Testing Program). We follow detailed test protocols to verify that all machinery operates well as per design. This is like a stress test in extreme conditions on board.


“ Machinery testing is very important in the shipbuilding process. We push engines and other equipment to the designed limits and record parameters. This serves as a reference point during the life of the ship.” Sanjiv Rastogi – Head of New Building & Technical Services, WSM

Phase 6 Erection Pre-erected blocks are assembled on the keeland welded. The vessel is built up progressively. Large machinery is installed at this time. The structure finally looks like a ship!

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Phase 7


Launching The dock is filled with water and the vessel gets its first taste floating in seawater.

Phase 8 Sea Trial The vessel sails out to confirm performance is as per specification. Many tests are carried out and recorded for reference. Procedures are discussed in meticulous details in advance. This is a very hectic period and there is not much sleep over three days!



Phase 9 Technical Completion Up to delivery, owner’s comments during sea trials are attended to. Planned inspections are carried out towards completion of vessel. This is the final stretch of shipbuilding.

Phase 10 Naming Ceremony An optional event organised between ship owner and shipbuilder to uncover the name and wish the ship good luck! This is normally held close to the ship delivery. Ship Delivery The ship is completed. Final installment of money is transferred to shipbuilder and the owner takes over the vessel. All documents and certificates are handed over at this time. Gas Trials On LPG carriers, gas trials are conducted either before or after delivery to certify that the ship is fit to carry the nominated cargo. A series of planned tests are carried out and in the end the vessel receives a Certificate of Fitness.

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Her name is JIA YUAN On 8 September 2016, Kumiai Senpaku named their WSM-supervised new building at Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard, Ulsan, South Korea, JIA YUAN. WSM’s New Building & Technical Services (NETS), led by Sanjiv Rastogi, carried out this project. A site team of professionals was set up to supervise the building of the vessel.

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On 6 October 2016, JIA YUAN was successfully delivered and taken over on full management by the LPG/LNG Group of WSM Malaysia. We thank Kumiai Senpaku for the level of trust they have in us to build and manage their newest LPG vessel.

Wilhelmsen representatives during the naming ceremony (from left): Hyo-Dong Suh, Machinery Supervisor & Team Leader; Jin-Ho Kim, Paint Supervisor; Sung-Moon Yoon, Hull Supervisor; Capt. Anish Sukumar Mepurath, Captain – Jia Yuan; Sunil Baviskar, Chief Engineer – Jia Yuan; Sanjiv Rastogi, Project Manager and Head of New Building & Technical Services; and Michelle Lee, Project Secretary.



Nobutaka Mukae, President of Kumiai Senpaku and Sponsor of the vessel (center, front row in grey suit), and Chikako Yoneda (lady in the center, front row), owner of Kumiai Senpaku Co., Ltd., with the distinguished guests and witnesses at the naming ceremony.

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The New Panama Canal Locks: Making it a smooth transit Why you need professionals to modify your vessel

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The opening of the New Panama Canal is the biggest development for the shipping industry this year. The third set of locks that opened for commercial transit on 26 June 2016 will affect shipping trades globally as vessels up to 180,000 DWT can pass the newly expanded Canal. If you are planning to retrofit your vessel to pass the New Panama Canal Locks, this is how it is done in WSM:


Preparation & Planning Review size and draft limitations of vessel Review new mooring requirements Review minimum visibility requirements Project management commences

Engineering & Drawing Approvals Compliance drawings required by Panama Canal authority: Revised mooring arrangement General arrangement Wheelhouse arrangement Visibility calculation & plan Other detail drawings as required such as pilot boarding facilities

Compliance drawings required by classification society: Underdeck strengthening for new fittings Strength calculation & analysis

Material Procurement Fittings such as bollards, Panama chocks, stand rollers etc. to be purchased and shipped to repair yard Modification Work At Site Hot work preparation Crop & remove existing fittings Install new fittings Fit underdeck stiffeners

Inspection, Test & Survey Visual inspection, NDT (Non Destructive Test) and survey by classification surveyor



Overview of Size and Draft Limitations of the Panama Canal: Existing Panama Canal Locks Length

New Panama Canal Locks Length




Beam 32.31m

Draft (Tropical Fresh Water)


TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent unit) ~ 5,000


Draft (Tropical Fresh Water)


TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent unit) ~13,000

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Mooring Requirements for Neopanamax and Panamax Plus. Source: Panama Canal Authority Alternate chocks, if no centerline stern chock provided (about 3.0M forward of stern, about 3.0M off centerline port and STBD)

Additional tugboat chocks (bow and stern about 3.0-14.0M off centerline, port and STBD)

Tug chock 3.0-14.0m off centerline Alternate about 3.0 off centerline

Alternate chocks, if no centerline bow chock provided (about 2.5m abaft of stem and 3.0m off centerline, port and STBD)




Tug chock 3.0-14.0m off centerline About 3.0 off centerline


Alternate about 3.0m

About 2.5m 3-16m




Vessel size Vessels over 294.13m O.L. or 32.31m beam. Recessed bitts: May be fitted into the hull in lieu of set 2 and set 3 required in the figure recessed bitts shall meet the 90 tons(883kn) SWL same as the chocks and bitts for tugs.


Minimum requirements (CM); double chock35.5 x 25.5 radius-18.0

Chocks Required: One bow centerline and one stern centerline chocks (mooring) Two chocks (alternate if no centerline provided) Set 1 (Mooring 2.5m to 16m abaft of stem) Set 2 (Towing 16m to 70m abaft of stem) Set 3 (Towing 16m to 60m forward of stern) Set 4 (Mooring 3m to 16m forward of stern)

Besides meeting the size for transiting the New Panama Canal Locks, there are additional requirements that the vessel must comply including:



Pilot Platforms and Shelters with dimension area of 1.5m x 1.5m and headroom of 2.1–2.25m to be extended at the bridge wings.

Lightings for navigation and bridge wings in place.

Protrusions of cargo or extensions at the vessel’s side must be 16.4m or more above waterline. Exceptions on case-by-case basis. Visibility must be AT LEAST one ship’s length for a loaded ship. Details for line of visibility calculations shown below: Line of sight is parallel to ship’s centerline keel from conning positions No.1, 2 and 3 Proposed container stowage when passing through the Panama Canal

Ship Length

1 Ship Length 1 1/2 Ship Length

Conning position No.4 Conning position No.2 Maximum allowable arc of obstruction for cranes is 15 degrees Blue steering lights

Deck cranes Conning position No.3 Conning position No.5 Conning position No.1

Line of sight parallel to centerline from conning positions No.2 and 3


On vessels without centerline cranes or any other centerline obstructions, visibility shall be measured along the centerline over the stem

On vessels with centerline cranes or any other centerline obstruction, visibility should be measured along lines which are parallel to vessels centerline keel from conning positions No.2 &3 over vessels bow

Conning positions No.2 &3 are to be at those windows in the wheelhouse which are the nearest windows to the centerline to provide a clear unobstructed view ahead along lines which are parallel to vessels centerline

Source: Panama Canal Authority

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Mooring Arrangements – vessels must be equipped with specific bollards and chocks based on their sizes.



Mooring Lines and Anchor – vessels must have six manila or synthetic mooring lines both forward and aft in good conditions. Each line is 75m long and has an eye of 1.5m spliced in one end. The mooring winces are capable of retrieving the lines at 37m/minute while the anchor has a retrieval rate of 9m/minute.

Wheelhouse Arrangement – Rudder angle indicators, propeller indicators and other indicators must be functional and designed in place to be easily read from all conning positions.

Boarding Facilities – Pilot ladder is ready and available for use at any time and can reach sea level.Whenever the distance from sea level to point of access to ship is more than 9m, access from the pilot ladder to the ship shall be by an accommodation ladder. Vertical Stanchions 2” x 4” (50 x 100mm)

Hand rails stanchions 2” x 4” (50 x 100mm)

Hand rails 2” x 4” (50 x 100mm)

4” - 0” (1.20m) Brace 1” x 4” (100 x 100mm)

4” - 0” (1.20m) STEPS


Beam 2” x 10” (50 x 250mm)


Sketches show acceptable and easily constructed catwalks and ladders to provide safe access to work areas on ships carrying deck load cargo

Dimensions may vary; provided basic safety requirements are maintained and construction is approved by Panama Canal Authority

All passageway shall be free of obstacles or hazards for users

Catwalk 2” x 10” (50 x 250mm)

Base 4” x 4” (100 x 100mm)

Source: Panama Canal Authority

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WSM to deliver new ferries for Bastø Fosen AS Special project: Three new buildings arriving soon WSM expects to deliver three new buildings for Bastø Fosen AS in the coming months. WSM is honoured to be entrusted with the maiden voyage of the new ferries from the shipyard at Istanbul to Horten, a town located along the Oslofjord. Upon arrival, the ferries will be handed over to the inhouse management of Bastø Fosen AS.

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All three sister ferries are 142 metres long with capacity for 200 cars, 600 passengers and between 24 and 30 trucks. These ferries will then be commuting back and forth between the ferry quays at Horten and Moss.




Moss Søndre Jøley


About Bastø Fosen AS Bastø Fosen AS was founded on 12 October 1995, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Torghatten ASA. The Company Skoppum

operates ferries between Moss and Horten, serving as Norway’s largest inland ferry link. The crossing between Moss and Horten takes approximately 30 minutes.



H.A. Sklenar wins Ship of the Year 2015! WSM USA adds another award from Vulica Shipping WSM-managed self unloading Panamax bulk carrier H.A. Sklenar won Ship of the Year for operational excellence in 2015. An award ceremony followed by a sumptuous Mexican buffet was held in Punta Venado on 15 June 2016. Captain Burjis Vesuna accepted the rotating trophy and Chief Engineer Sanjiv Date made the first cut of the celebratory cake. All crew came ashore for the ceremony for food, music from a local band and celebration.

The award was instituted two years ago to drive performance and reward excellence in the Vulica Shipping fleet. The ships were evaluated according to five criteria: LTIF, unplanned downtime, flawless port state controls, stores/spares budget variance and ships appearance. The award carries a prize of USD 10,000 to be used by the ship towards enhancing crew quality of life on board. Our heartiest congratulations to the Captains and crew of H.A. Sklenar. We are proud to continuously deliver our best to Vulica Shipping since 1991.

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Lycaste Peace and Lucina Providence transit new Panama Canal First transit commemoration L​ ycaste Peace and Lucina Providence, both managed by WSM Malaysia, became the first VLGCs to pass the expanded Panama Canal that opened for commercial transit on 27 June 2016. Lycaste Peace was the first commercial vessel, the first LPG tanker and the first Panamanianflagged vessel to transit the Neo-Panamax Canal from the Atlantic Ocean side to Pacific Ocean side on 27 June 2016.

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Lucina Providence was the first very large gas carrier (VLGC) to transit from the Pacific Ocean side to Atlantic Ocean side on 28 June 2016.


With two vessels heading for their maiden transit, Punit Saini, Vessel Manager (Operations & Vetting) for the LPG/LNG Group in WSM Malaysia, made sure preparations were done way ahead including risk assessment.


“ Captain Sunbir Sidana, on board Lycaste Peace, and Captain Sanjay Wagh, on board Lucina Providence, spared no efforts with physical vessel preparations and extensive trainings to ensure their smooth transits. At the same time, the shore-based LPG/LNG group kept both vessels equipped with timely supplies and necessary documentations.” Punit Saini – Vessel Manager (Operations & Vetting), WSM Malaysia. As of today, vessels will need to clear both Agua Clara Locks and Cocoli Locks during daytime. As both locks were built with good lighting, Saini believes when night transit is introduced, the waiting time to pass both locks will be greatly reduced.

Lycaste Peace and Lucina Providence of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Japan, chartered by Astomos Energy Corporation, Japan, carries LPG derived from shale gas mainly from Houston, USA, gas terminals and hauls it to Japan via the expanded Panama Canal.

Many firsts for Captain of Lycaste Peace

On the conventional route, it used to take 45 days or so to haul LPG to Japan from Houston, but now via the expanded Panama Canal, the transit time shortens to less than 30 days.

True to the WSM style of being a step ahead in preparation, all paperwork and training began 2-3 months before the transit.

The Panama Canal was previously off-limits to the large LNG carriers, LPG carriers and VLGCs. Now, it has changed with the upgrade and the Panama Canal Authority hopes to persuade gas carriers to use this shorter route linking Atlantic Basin producers and buyers in Asia.

What are the chances of experiencing these all at one go? First time in command of a vessel – check! First time transiting the New Panama Locks – check! First commercial vessel passing the New Panama Locks – check! Captain Sunbir Sidana has plenty to be excited for… and worry about.

“ We did everything we could from maintaining constant

contact with local agents, to keeping abreast with developments with the Panama Canal Authority, and even scrutinising videos during crew training. All those to make sure the transit will go smoothly and safely.” Captain Sunbir Sidana – first in command for Lycaste Peace. The transit was a success.

Everything was documented and photographed. A full report was shared with the office as reference to subsequent transiting vessels. They even gave feedback to the Panama Canal Authority so both sides are able to improve for a faster transit. “ I have fond memories with WSM and Lycaste Peace,” said Captain

Sidana who worked with WSM for over 14 years. “She is my first gas vessel during cadetship and my first ship to command as captain.”

Plaque-giving ceremony in commemoration of Lycaste Peace’s historical transit. (From right) Amit Sharma, Chief Engineer – Lycaste Peace; Captain Sunbir Sidana, Captain – Lycaste Peace; Jorge Barakat Pitty, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority; and (far left) Leo Hilaria, Chief Officer – Lycaste Peace; together with witnesses at the memorable ceremony.

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About the New Panama Canal Locks Information & image source: Panama Canal Authority

The New Locks, Agua Clara and Cocoli, feature three chambers with three water-saving basins per chamber, a lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates.

Gatun Locks

Approach Channel

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Agua Clara Lokcs

Colon Gatun Lake

Culebra Cut

Pedro Miguel Locks Approach Channel

Cocoli Locks



Miraflores Locks

Lock chambers are 427 meters (1,400 feet) long by 55 meters (180 feet) wide, and 18.3 meters (60 feet) deep. Original Locks (1914) 12.8m (42’)

New Locks (2016) 18.3m (60’)

304.8m (1,000’)

33.5m (110’)

427m (1,400’)

55m (180’)

The new locks have 16 rolling gates operating from concrete recesses located perpendicular to the lock chambers. Such gate configuration turns each recess into a sort of dry dock which will allow servicing the gates on site without the need to remove them and therefore interrupt lock operations.

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Each lock chamber have three water-saving basins, which will reuse 60 percent of the water in each transit. There are a total of nine basins for each of the two lock complexes. There are a total of 18 basins for the entire project. Each water-saving basin is approximately 70 meters wide by 5.50 meters deep.

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Culvert that moves water from the basins to the chambers and vice versa

Valves to operate the hydraulic system to fill and empty lateral basins

Main longitudinal culvert

4.4 million cubic meters of concrete used for new lock complexes 50 million cubic meters of material along a 6.1-kilometer span were excavated on the Pacific side 2.3 kilometer-long dam to separate the waters of Miraflores Lake from those of the new Pacific Access channel All gates are the same length i.e. 57.6m

The tallest of all gates is 33.04 meters high, the equivalent of an 11-story building


Water-reutilization basin


The gates have different dimensions depending on their location in the lock chamber. They are all 57.60m long, 8-10m wide, and the height depends on the location but the lowest one is 22.30 meters and the highest one is 33.04 depending on the chamber. The gates weigh on average 3,200 tons. However, since they have different sizes, weight can range from 2,100 tons to as much as 4,200 tons.

WSM India cadets win top awards WSM cadets awarded for Pre-Sea Training On 9 July 2016, WSM India Cadets Rohaan Ghosh and Siddhartha Banerjee received the 2015-16 Best All-Round Pre-Sea Cadet and Best in Academics awards respectively at the passing ceremony of their Pre-Sea Training at the Tolani Maritime Training Institute. 80 cadets from various shipping companies competed for these awards. We are proud of their achievement and wish them all the best for their future career on board WSMmanaged vessels.

Rohaan Ghosh - Best All-Round Pre-Sea Cadet

Siddhartha Banerjee - Best in Academics

Our young seafarers: Christopher D’souza, General Manager of WSM India (front row, sixth from right) and Captain Mayur Wagh, WSM Company Training Officer & IMTC Training Superintendent (on his left) with the cadets.

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Sakura tree planting at Lysaker

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Symbolic partnership between Kumiai Senpaku and Wilhelmsen Ship Management



A crowd gathered in front of the WW headquarters at Lysaker, Oslo, in the afternoon of 23 June 2016. They were there to witness four cherry blossom trees, also known as sakura, being planted ceremoniously at the main entrance lawn.

Plantings of sakura are seen as symbolic events of friendship for the Japanese and we are delighted to sow this partnership with Kumiai. We thank everyone who came and witnessed the ceremony and hope that in years to come, we can enjoy the blossoms in full glory.

The significant event marked the long partnership between Kumiai Senpaku and WSM. We were honoured to have Ms. Chikako Yoneda, owner and advisor of Kumiai, personally gifting and planting the saplings with our group CEO Thomas Wilhelmsen.

From left: Ichiro Tagami, Senior Representative – WSM Japan; Capt. Rajeeva K. Mathur – General Manager of Commercial & Operations Dept., Kumiai Senpaku Co., Ltd.; Tomomaru Kuroyanagi – Managing Director, Kumiai Navigation (Pte) Ltd.; Chikako Yoneda – Owner and Advisor, Kumiai Senpaku Co., Ltd.; Thomas Wilhelmsen – Group CEO, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA; Carl Schou – President, WSM; Geir Michaelsen – Global Head of Business Development, WSM; and Torbjoern J. Aaker, Head of Business Development Region Americas & Europe, WSM.

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News Update

Viking Sky and Viking Sea in Santorini.

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WSM Norway held its first Officers Conference for the Viking Ocean Cruises fleet from 31 August – 1 September 2016. 15 senior officers gathered at Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo, for the two-day conference; a beginning of what is to come, many more Officers Conference for this fleet. Interesting and very relevant technical topics were presented and discussed as it was the perfect arena for dialogue between officers and office personnel. Also part of the itinerary was to visit the Lysaker office and get to know a bit of Wilhelmsen’s history.

“ We are happy with increasing activities in the cruise segment. We are proud to be part of Viking Ocean Cruises’ expansion plan and will continue to provide excellence in technical management.” Paal Berg Lande – Fleet Manager for Cruise Spirits were high and we especially liked that everyone found the sessions fully engaging. WSM currently manages Viking Star (2015) and Viking Sea (2016) and will take delivery of the third vessel, Viking Sky, early 2017.

Paal Berg Lande (front row, third from right), WSM Fleet Manager for Cruise, with the officers.

Viking Ocean Cruises officers taken through a history course at the Lysaker office’s museum.

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Photos courtesy of Viking Ocean Cruises. Taken during the christening of Viking Sea.


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WSM and WSS for a Greener KL At Wilhelmsen, we have a continuous history of giving back to local communities and showing that we care for the people and environment. In Malaysia, WSM and WSS made a joint contribution for a 100-tree sponsorship to increase greenery in Kuala Lumpur. The sponsorship is part of the city’s efforts to transform Kuala Lumpur into a worldclass and top liveable city by 2020.

WSS and WSM are a part of Wilhelmsen Maritime Services, a Wilh. Wilhelmsen Group company. Together as a group, we have a continuous history and tradition for supporting academia, environmental and humanitarian organization. This is a tradition we value. It is our way of showing that we care for the local communities in which we operate.

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The trees will be planted at Taman Metropolitan Batu, Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, in stages and up to five kinds of flower and fruit-bearing trees native in Malaysia have been chosen for planting. They are:

Name: Flacourtia inermis. Also known as rukam masam, lovi-lovi, or batoko plum. Description: A flowering tree that bears fruit.

Name: Syzygium polyanthum. Also known as salam, Indonesian bayleaf or Indian bayleaf. Description: A flowering tree that can grow up to 30m in height.



Name: Syzygium malaccense. Also known as jambu bol, malay apple or rose apple. Description: A flowering tree that bears fruit. Can grow up to 18m tall.

Name: Pteleocarpa lamponga. Also known as tembusu tikus. Description: A flowering tree that can grow over 30m in height.

We hope that the new trees will benefit the community and make a positive difference to the urbanisation of Kuala Lumpur. Let’s keep our environment clean, green and sustainable!

Name: Mesua ferrea. Also known as penaga lilin, Ceylon ironwood, Indian rose chestnut, or cobra’s saffron. Description: Slow-growing tree that can reach 30m in height. It is named after the heaviness and hardness of its timber.

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CaptAIN Sundeep Dhaliwal wins Indywood Maritime Excellence Award With the support and recommendation of the International Maritime Club, Captain Sundeep Dhaliwal, General Manager for LPG/ LNG Group – WSM, received the Indywood Maritime Excellence Award at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, India, on 25 September 2016.

The award ceremony was supported by the Government of Telangana State, the fastest growing state of India with more than 17% annual economic growth. The rapidly developing State aims to have the First Marine City formation in India.

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The Maritime Excellence Award was organised in association with International Maritime Club, honouring the commitment, vision and dedication of the person or organisation in taking new approach and creating a culture of innovation in the maritime industry.


To be nominated, Captain Dhaliwal must: Have demonstrated commitment, vision, calculated risk-taking, capacity for personal organisational growth and capacity to be an independent thinker in the face of uncertainty; Have demonstrated entrepreneurial maturity by building strategic alliances and surrounding him/herself with talented people—individuals, teams, the Board, and a range of advisers/allies to ensure success for all; Have pioneered in taking new approach or technology and creating a culture of innovation; Poses personal integrity/influence coupled with the ability to communicate ideas. He must have effective leadership and management skills and a potential to influence others; Have made significant contributions as a pioneer in the respective field; Be recognized as a significant figure in the maritime sector; and Present evidence of outstanding service and distinguished scholarly activities.


WSM Malaysia certified by ABS for IHM WSM is now an ABS-recognised External Specialist for IHM Services After going through a series of stringent documentation checks and site audit, WSM Malaysia is proud to be certified as ABS’s External Specialist for IHM. On 19 July 2016, the Certificate of Service Recognition was issued by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for satisfying the practical demonstration of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials.

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WManager Issue 3-2016  

WSM's Corporate Magazine

WManager Issue 3-2016  

WSM's Corporate Magazine