With significant growth of heavy rolling equipment sales in Asia expected over the next decade, Jurong Port is poised to become one of the highest quality RoRo hubs in South-East Asia.
The new facility will extend its capacity over the next 16 months to include a complete range of processing services.
“With significant growth of heavy rolling equipment sales in Asia expected over the next decade, Jurong Port is poised to become one of the highest quality RoRo hubs in South-East Asia,” says Christen Schreuder, WWL’s Head of Commercial in Asia.
New port calls in Spain, Mexico and Colombia
WWL’s Europe to US Gulf Service has been extended to include regular, direct calls at the ports of Santander, Spain, Vera Cruz, Mexico, and Cartagena, Colombia. The new monthly service, which was launched in February, now offers a direct RoRo link from Spain to the US and Panama and from all WWL’s Northern European ports to Mexico and Colombia. The service will use Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs), which are ideally suited for moving cars, agricultural and construction equipment and project cargo, as well as oversized and overweight cargo.
WWL receives Green Shipping Award
WWL’s Deputy CEO, Christopher Connor, accepted the Panama Maritime Green Shipping Award on behalf of WWL at the Panama Maritime X Conference & Exhibition in February. The prestigious award recognises companies for their outstanding achievements in a number of key environmental areas, such as the development of environmental security and protection plans on an international, regional or national level and the implementation of technology to reduce maritime and atmospheric contamination.