Wagenborg South East Asia Opens in Manila

Wagenborg South East Asia Inc. (WSEA) is the new office within the Wagenborg group. The Royal Wagenborg is one of the leading shipping companies in the world with over 180 vessels and the new office will handle almost all related business operations in Asia. They will provide the same solutions that Wagenborg has been giving to its clients.

May 3, 2013 was the official launch of the new WSEA headquarters in Manila and invited to this wondrous event was Trends Travelmart.

The office inauguration was held at Pasay City and about 100 people communed and celebrated. There was a short blessing headed by a Pastor, opening remarks conveyed by Mr. Cees Horvers (General Manager Crewing of Wagenborg Shipping) and some wine toasts. The host for the day was Ms. Iza Litton.

Wagenborg office launch

Afterwards, cocktails and dinner were served at Sofitel Philippine Plaza.

Wagenborg Cocktails

At the dinner proper, Ms. Emy del Barrio, Country Manager of WSEA gave a short speech about WSEA which was then followed by Mr. Cees Horvers (General Manager Crewing of Wagenborg Shipping), Ambassador of Netherlands to the Philippines, his excellency Toon Boon von Ochssee, Mr. Remco van Rossum (Area Manager-South East Asia), and lastly, the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Egbert Vuursteen.

Wagenborg Officials

From left:
Remco van Rossum, Area Manager-South East Asia,
His Excellency Ambassador Toon Boon von Ochssee, Ambassador of The Netherlands to the Philippines
Egbert  Vuursteen, CEO
Emy del Barrio, Country Manager for WSEA
Cees Horvers, General Manager Crewing of Wagenborg Shipping
Theo Klimp, Fleet Director
Jan-Sytse Sijperda, Area Manager- St Petersburg

The event continued on until 10pm as the guests enjoyed the wide spread of buffet, socialized, listened to an acoustic band and alternatively entertained by cultural dancers.

Indeed, it was a glorious day for the Wagenborg South East Asia. Congratulations again and thank you for inviting us to be a part of this special event.

“Like it’s sign that is clearly visible on every ship, crane and lorry; a symbol that stands for trust and confidence. The people of Wagenborg display this sign with enormous pride – it is a Sign of Solutions.”

Wagenborg Manila Crewing Team

Wagenborg is one of our valued marine clients and we have been servicing them for almost 6 years now. When it comes to marine travel, expect that Trends Travelmart will deliver.