February 5 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service is now operational in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Initially focused on providing agency services to customers, operating both in Abidjan and the port of San Pedro, WSS's newly assembled team is led by Rodrigue Alia

"Building upon the almost instant success of our first foothold in West Africa, in Dakar, Senegal, which we opened just two years ago, this latest venture is the next step in the ongoing expansion of our operations in the region," says Bård Bjørløw, WSS regional vice president Europe, who oversees West African operations. 


From left to right: Celestin Lokoli Loyongela (agency coordinator), Seydou Traore (operations manager), Rodrigue Alie (general manager), Brahima Cissé (boarding agent).