WWL awarded new ocean service contract from Japan to North America by Toyota Motor Corporation

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WW_Tongala_Toyota_Loading_Toyohashi_Japan_09122015Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS (WWL), the global RoRo shipping and factory-to-dealer logistics specialist has been awarded by Toyota Motor Corporation to provide ocean transportation of their passenger cars from Japan to North America.

WWL already provides Toyota Motor Corporation with ocean services for completely built units from Japan to Europe and Toyota Group companies with ocean and land-based services in Europe, US, Australia and Africa. The Japan to North America Ocean Service award is the latest extension of the partnership between the two companies.

The first vessel departed from Japan on 12th September and will arrive at the US East Coast beg of October. Port of Loading is the Toyota dedicated Tahara ocean terminal which is located next to the Toyota Tahara plant in Japan’s Aichi prefecture and ports of discharge will be Jacksonville, Florida and Newark, New Jersey.

WWL is continuing to strengthen its global ocean and land-based service network to support the needs of its customers for the transportation of Automobiles, High- and Heavy Equipment and a broader range of RORO Cargo.