Abeer and SvitzerWijsmuller form joint companyNews // September 26, 2005
Abeer Marine Services (AMS), which is part of the Wilh Wilhelmsen group (WW) group, and Maersk-owned SvitzerWijsmuller (SW), are to form a joint company, to be known as Express Offshore Transport Pte Ltd (EOT).
WW and SW will each own 50 per cent of the new firm, and the company will be based in Singapore and have 80 shore-based personnel.
The new company will be operational as of November 1st 2005 subject to all relevant approvals being given.
EOT will manage a fleet of 55 light supply vessels, ranging from 68ft to 135ft, of which six are under construction, with the company operating mainly in the crewboat and supply sectors in the Arabian Gulf and Asia.