SKÄRHAMN, Sweden--Viking Supply Ships have opened an office in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, with Gerard Dunphy employed as the Managing Director. VSS has had several vessels working in Canada over the last few years and the opening of the Canadian office will strengthen the strategic position in the Canadian market, the company announced.
Dunphy has been in the Offshore Business for over 20 years in Atlantic Canada, the Canadian Arctic, Alaska, Greenland and the North Sea. He graduated from the University of Plymouth, Msc. International Shipping in 1988 and Memorial University, Marine Institute, Naval Architecture in 1984.
Rederi AB TransAtlantic is a Swedish shipping company with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden and additional offices in Europe. The company is organized into two business areas: Industrial Shipping and Viking Supply Ships. The company has about 900 employees and the turnover in 2012 was MSEK 3,274. The Industrial Shipping business area consists of three divisions: Container, RoRo and Bulk.