Wallem Group News

Wallem implements Ocean Technologies Learning Platform

Wallem has signed an agreement with the Ocean Technologies Group to implement its recently launched OCEAN Learning Platform. Delivers management solutions The OCEAN Learning Platform delivers blended learning, assessment, and competency management solutions The OCEAN Learning Platform is designed to deliver blended learning, assessment, and competency management solutions to improve knowledge, skills, and behavioural development. The new platform will boost learner interaction and engagement...

Wallem Group selects ARI cloud-based Simulators to provide training for its crew

Wallem Group, a provider of technology-driven maritime solutions, has selected cloud-based simulation from ARI Simulation to make training for its 7,000 seafarers more accessible and flexible. The use of advanced technology and an elevated focus on safety require shipping companies to continuously reassess training requirements and enhance the skills of seagoing personnel. The cloud infrastructure will provide a single simulation environment with access to a wide range of training modules, inc...

Wallem Ship Management signs global crisis media deal with Navigate Response

Wallem Ship Management – one of the largest and most experienced providers of ship management services – has appointed Navigate Response to enhance its global media response capability. As a leading provider of technology-driven maritime solutions for shipowners worldwide, Wallem has engaged Navigate Response to deliver crisis communications support and training to its global operations onshore and at sea. Enhancing security via digital solutions Wallem is committed to investing i...

Wallem adds expertise to Hong Kong Cruise Industry Advisory

Wallem Group Managing Director for Ship Agency Services, Dickson Chin, has joined Hong Kong’s highly influential Advisory Committee on Cruise Industry (ACCI), where his extensive logistical support experts will help ensure that the number of cruise ships calling at the territory continues to flourish. Developing cruise hub ACCI remit includes fostering cooperation with locations throughout Asia to cater for ships and passengers Established in 2008, ACCI advises the government of Hong Ko...

Wallem managed ISL Star successfully retrieve a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift in the middle of the western Pacific

ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat lost power in the middle of the western Pacific. The Hallelujar, a 60ft Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel of wooden construction, had been adrift for 10 days when on August 14th the AMVER vessel ISL Star received a message from the U.S. Coast Guard that the crew on board was seeking immediate assistance. By the t...

Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services

Wallem Group is introducing collaborative inboxes to its agency business line, in a move designed to enhance responsiveness in communications by overcoming the limitations of conventional end-to-end email. The rethink on how communication takes place between Wallem’s agents and its counter-parties is part of a broader digital transformation championed by CEO Frank Coles aimed at streamlining interactions with customers and improving transparency through the intelligent use of technology....

Wallem Group announces the appointment of the new Managing Director, Ship Management

John-Kaare Aune has been appointed the new Managing Director, Ship Management for the Wallem Group.  He is expected to take up his position with effect from 1 July 2019. John-Kaare Aune John joins Wallem from the Cayman Registry.  Most recently he was Regional Director, Safety and Compliance, overseeing the global commercial services and business development in addition to the Registration section in the Asia-Pacific region. Previously John had also been a Principal Surveyor wit...

Wallem supports Polish tall ship, S.V. Dar Młodzieży’s call to Hong Kong

Wallem Ship Agency (Wallem Group) was appointed to handle the recent call of the full-rigged Polish tall ship, the S.V. Dar Młodzieży to Hong Kong. The tall ship arrived in Hong Kong on October 26, 2018 and was berthed at China Merchants Wharf, until October 29, 2018. This stop in Hong Kong marked an official one on the ship’s round the world journey, which will see it visit 21 ports in 18 countries. Cost effective dockage Managing Director for Wallem Ship Agency, Dickson Chin said &ldq...

Wallem Group welcomes first vessel, The Aphrodite Leader, a PCTC ship under the Japanese Flag

The Aphrodite Leader, a Pure Car & Truck Carrier (PCTC) is the first vessel under Wallem Ship Management (Wallen Group) to come under the Japanese Flag. The Aphrodite Leader PCTC vessel completed the various inspections, audits and surveys, in accordance with the Japanese Flag requirements. The vessel then officially changed over to the Japanese Flag, upon receipt of the statutory certificates from the Japanese Government and Class NK. Managing Japanese Flag vessels This marks a positive...

Frank Coles appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) For Wallem Group

The directors and shareholders of Wallem Group are very pleased to announce that Frank Coles has agreed to join Wallem as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Frank brings with him a wealth of experience, which spans across the sector and includes maritime law, shipping services and maritime communications. Maritime industry veteran Frank Coles will replace outgoing Chief Executive Officer, Simon Doughty, who announced his decision to step down earlier this year. The handover will take place...

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