Wallem & Co. is established in Shanghai, China as a shipbroking and chartering company.
Haakon Wallem acquires his first ship, SS Oscar II, a 4,750-dwt sail-assisted steamer built in 1893.
Wallem becomes the world’s first third-party ship manager when it is appointed to manage sisterships SS Chingtufu and SS Tsinanfu, both employed in the coal trade on the Chinese coast.
Wallem opens its Hong Kong office.
Wallem opens its Singapore office.
Wallem establishes a dedicated Ship Agency department in Hong Kong.
Wallem becomes the first non-Chinese shipowner to be admitted to the Hong Kong Ship Owners Association.
Wallem Shipping (Thailand) Ltd was established in Bangkok
Wallem Shipping Vietnam was opened in Ho Chi Minh City
Taiwan Wallem Transportation Co Ltd was opened in Taipei in October
Wallem Group takes control of first Japanese vessel
Wallem celebrates 60 years in Singapore
John-Kaare Aune is appointed CEO for the Wallem Group.
Wallem celebrates its 120th anniversary