American V. Ships, a full-service international marine transportation management and operations organization has been named the technical manager of three vessels to be chartered to the recently established Wallenius and Wilhelmsen joint
venture, Wallenius-Wilhemsen Line. American V. Ships will
continue managing 5,600-unit Faust and 5,600-unit Fidelio, which have been under its management and under U.S. flag since 1989, as well as another vessel, Tanabata, newly entered into U.S. registry.
American V. Ships is providing its full range of technical management services to include operating, crewing, budget control, purchasing and quality assurance. The three vessels are chartered through September 2005 to American Roll-On Roll-Off Carriers (ARC), a U.S. subsidiary of Wallenius-Wilhelmsen Lines.