Moving Cargo with Passion
Kurt Skov, Chairman, Blue Water
Since its establishment in Esbjerg, Denmark in 1972, Blue Water Shipping (Blue Water) has gained a reputation as the natural choice for project management and highly specialized transport and logistics solutions.
With 1,400 employees located in 67 offices in over 27 countries, Blue Water offers international clients a variety of unique solutions. Today, the company operates within dedicated business segments; General Cargo by sea, air and road, logistics for oil, gas and wind energy, marine logistics, reefer cargo and port service, stevedoring and chartering.
“The global transportation business has seen rapid developments over the years,” says Kurt Skov, Chairman and Founder of Blue Water. “Our success is based on the commitment of our people and the trust our clients place in us to get the job done by focusing on their needs”.
Blue Water’s comprehensive transport and project management solutions enable the company to transport any type of cargo worldwide, regardless of dimensions or special requirements.
“Over the years, we have gained a wealth of experience and have created a knowledge-based company built on in-house competences and resources,” says Skov. “We employ project freight forwarders, shipping and chartering experts, engineers, stevedoring foremen, customs and HSSEQ-specialists, lawyers and IT-developers in order to better serve our clients”.
Since establishing its first Asian office in Singapore in 1999,Blue Water has developed a strong reputation for delivering solutions to clients across Asia with Jason Goh as the regions Managing Director.
“In Asia, our main focus was initially transport and logistics for oil, energy and industrial projects. We have a long standing and close cooperation with Keppel FELS, a global leader in design and construction of offshore rigs,” says Jason Goh.
“We developed our project-orientated approach to the Asian market through our Singapore office. Asia is very important to the growth of our global business and our activities have expended to our other segment such as wind energy, cruise and marine”.
As Blue Water continues to successfully serve international clients, Kurt Skov remains passionate about the company’s future.
“While our industry is constantly developing and we face global economic challenges,our client focus and our commitment to keeping our promises will never change. Blue Water’s flexible approach to clients’ needs has enabled us to create a trustworthy business culture encompassing our people and our clients. Our philosophy within the company to work in partnership with our clients and deliver solutions will ensure we continue to move our clients’ cargo with passion”.