Celebrating Excellence: EUKOR Receives National Award

On July 1, 2024, EUKOR - a Wallenius Wilhelmsen company, was honored with the National Award for best Shipping Line, the highest accolade bestowed by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries in Korea. This annual event, now in its second year, celebrates the exceptional achievements and contributions of individuals and organizations within the maritime sector.

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EUKOR Receives National Award for best Shipping Line of the year 2023 from Minister of Ocean and Fisheries

The receipt of this national award, underscores EUKOR's dedication to excellence and innovation in maritime logistics. By transporting nearly 2 million automobiles (or 3.1M CEU) last year, EUKOR not only set records but also cemented its status as a leader in the global car carrier industry.

Solidifying its reputation as a leader in the sector

This recognition highlights EUKOR's essential role in stabilizing Korean automobile exports and driving growth within the country's shipping industry, showcasing strategic advancement of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's global operations.

It also emphasizes EUKOR's contribution to strengthening national maritime capabilities and supporting the automotive industry beyond Hyundai and Kia, in line with the government's strategic vision for the future of the maritime and automotive industries. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to excellence, innovation, and leadership in the maritime industry.

Xavier Leroi, CEO of EUKOR, accepted the award on the company's behalf, stated, "I am honored to receive this prestigious award on behalf of EUKOR. This serves as a testament to our dedication to setting new standards in maritime logistics and leading maritime excellence. This is first and foremost the highest recognition for our teams, onboard and in the offices who relentlessly deliver the best shipping operations, enhance our services and products, drive efficiency, and by doing so everyday maintain our leadership in the global car carrier industry! I am proud to bring this award back to the EUKOR head office."

Kudos to all our employees whose efforts made this achievement possible!!

Pictures from the award ceremony:

EK award ceremony July 1 2024

Xavier and Joohun Chi, SVP Partners & Local Authority Relations, attended the award ceremony at the Government Complex in Sejong on July 1

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Pictured with Mr. Kang Do-Hyung, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries of Korea