Our operating companies
Through its operating companies, Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA has become a world leader within the rolling cargo segment. In total Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA comprises 70 directly and indirectly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and associated companies. Below is an overview of the main operating companies and the global services they provide.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL)
WWL is a joint venture between Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius and was established in 1999. It is an operating company within both the shipping segment and the logistics segment. It operates most of the Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA’s and Wallenius’ owned vessels. The company provides global transportation services for the automotive, agricultural, mining and construction equipment industries and its services consist of supply chain management, ocean transportation, terminal services, inland distribution and technical services. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is the contracting party in customer contracts with industrial manufacturers for cars, agricultural machinery etc.
EUKOR Car Carriers (EUKOR)
EUKOR is a joint venture between Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, Wallenius, Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation. In 2014, EUKOR transported approximately 4.6 million units of which 1.7 million were on behalf of Hyundai and Kia. The company has a four year agreement with Hyundai/Kia running from 2016-2019.
Being strategically important for the company's profitability going forward, the agreement builds on EUKOR's ambitions to be a global provider of quality car carrying services for a diversified customer base.
American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier, LLC (ARC)
ARC is the largest U.S. Flag Ro-Ro carrier and the third largest U.S. Flag carrier overall in international trade. ARC is a U.S. based company owned 50/50 by Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius. ARC is the vessel-operating company in ASL Group, and provides Ro-Ro liner services in the US - international trades. ARC is a strategic partner of choice providing port-to-port and end-to-end transport of heavy vehicles, automobiles, railcars, project cargoes and other equipment providing service excellence for its customers.