WW Ocean to Serve as EUKOR Agents for Breakbulk Cargo in North America
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has been appointed by EUKOR Car Carriers (EUKOR) to be its new commercial agent for Breakbulk cargo in North America. WW Ocean and EUKOR are leading providers of deep-sea transportation with more than 130 roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) vessels between the two fleets.
WW Ocean has an extensive sales network in North America along with a dedicated customer care center. WW Ocean will offer EUKOR’s liner service from North America to Asia, East Africa, and the Middle East.
EUKOR appointed WW Ocean for its experience and expertise in handling breakbulk and project cargo. This partnership will serve as a long-standing commitment to better serve the North American market as well as increase EUKOR’s network within the region.
“This enables WW Ocean to offer the full ocean network of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group in North America, which means increased flexibility and more options for customers,” said WW Ocean’s Flavio Batista, vice president and head of North America sales.
The combination of WW Ocean and EUKOR’s complementary trade lanes provide an agile global network. This commercial partnership is a step towards improving the service to the growing Breakbulk market in North America.
“EUKOR is excited to further enhance its service offerings for breakbulk and project cargo shippers in North America by combining EUKOR’s operational excellence with WW Ocean’s unparalleled breakbulk expertise,” said EUKOR’s Neo Stellas, head of commercial for North America.
Part of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) is a leading provider of deep-sea ocean transportation for cars, trucks, rolling equipment and breakbulk cargo. Through a fleet of more than 50 modern ro/ro vessels, WW Ocean offers a global liner service in 12 trade routes to six continents. Last year, WW Ocean moved three-million car equivalent units (CEU) of cars, rolling equipment, and breakbulk worldwide.
Eukor Car Carriers is part of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group, delivering ocean transport and logistics services to customers in the auto, rolling equipment, and breakbulk fields. EUKOR operates a fleet of 70 specialized pure car and truck carriers (PCTC), transporting annually around four million car equivalent units worldwide through a global network of offices and agents.
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