Thome to Manage Its First DIS Vessel
the first to proudly sail under the Danish flag.” Carsten Brix Ostenfeldt, CEO of Thome Ship Management, stressed Thome’s pride at managing its first vessel to be registered under the DIS. He said: “Thome is a global ship manager with close associations with Denmark and Scandinavia. We are one of the pioneers of bringing quality third part ship management to Denmark and so we are delighted to be working closely with our friends at Evergas.”
Oldendorff to Open Copenhagen Office
north of Copenhagen will be headed by Oldendorff Executive & Board Director Jens Jacobsen, who will lead a team initially consisting of eight to 10 people. The company intends to relocate a number of people to the new location but will also look to draw on the dry bulk shipping pool of talent in Scandinavia for further expansion. Oldendorff said it expects the office to grow to include a full range of support services but will start with chartering, operations, marine accounting and vetting. Oldendorff currently has offices in 17 locations globally and operates a fleet of more than
Greencarrier Freight Services Strengthens Management Team
Services, one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned companies specializing in global transport solutions, has been growing steadily over the last few years and is now employs 800 people operating in 14 countries. CEO Peter Nevhagen said, “We have a very strong presence in Scandinavia, the Baltics and, increasingly, in Eastern Europe. Our strategy is to accelerate this growth, particularly, by targeting road freight in Western Europe and extending our global services further.” Greencarrier already offers a wide range of sea and air freight services, with a particular
APM Terminals to Cut 160 Staff at Gothenburg after Strikes
Port operator APM Terminals, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, said it will cut 160 staff at its Gothenburg terminal in Sweden, the largest in Scandinavia, as labour disruptions had caused container volumes to drop by 25 percent over the past year. "We have lost about 70,000 containers in revenue over the past year," Henrik Kristensen, head of APM Terminals in Gothenburg, told Reuters on Tuesday. Around half of all Swedish container traffic moves through the terminal in which APM Terminals invested 800 million Danish crowns ($120 million) in 2012-16, and is currently investing a further 250
Hans Hansen is DNV GL's Area Manager for Scandinavia
In the power sector DNV GL supports the industry in delivering a secure, sustainable, available and affordable energy supply. In his new role Hans Tormod Hansen will be responsible for offering energy advisory services to the Scandinavian market, assisting power transmission and distribution companies with strategic advice, planning, implementation and energy delivery optimization – from policy to use. “Having started my career at DNV, I’m fascinated by how the company has evolved over the years,” said Hans Tormod. “Scandinavia’s current energy transition
Sea IT Welcomes New Recruits
. From his maritime career, Olsson has expertise in technical integrations including C and Ku-band, Vsat, TV, communication, radio and navigation equipment from suppliers such as Seatel, Jotron, Intellian, Sailor, STM, Idirect, Comtech, JRC and Iridium. He recently held a technical position at Telemar Scandinavia. Puonti holds an academic degree in network technology and security along with a CCNA certificate. He has previously worked at Ericsson, a multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company headquartered in Sweden. The new team members will be stationed
SCHOTTEL Appoints Two in Houma
new Vice President Operations, Fielding previously worked at the SCHOTTEL headquarters in Spay, Germany, and will join the management team in Houma in spring 2016. He brings to the position 20 years of experience within the marine and propulsion industry, with past leadership positions across Europe / Scandinavia, North America and Asia spanning sales and service, aftermarket and production. Freeman, Operations Manager in Houma since August 2015, is part of Fielding’s service operations team. He has more than 15 years of experience in the marine propulsion industry, serving in various technical
GNS Names Country Manager for Norway
Maritime navigation services group Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) announced the appointment of Jon Folkedal as its new country manager for Norway with immediate effect, marking the company’s first specific country appointment in Scandinavia. Folkedal joins GNS from Cummins Norway AS, where he acted as commercial marine sales manager. He brings to his new position more than 13 years’ experience in the shipping industry, including nine years with rope specialist Timm Marine. He has also held positions with GIS and map supplier Ugland IT Group/Nordeca, as well as IBM.
Glander International Bunkering Appoints Johansen
Andreas Johansen has been appointed as a Bunker and Lubricant Trader at Glander International Bunkering’s Dubai office. Glander International Bunkering said Johansen holds many years of experience in the shipping industry as both a trader in operations and commercial. Johansen holds a BSc (Hons) Maritime Business from Southampton Solent University. London and Dubai have been his bases and he has supplied predominantly to the Middle East and Scandinavia. Being Fluent in English and Norwegian gives Johansen a strong positioning in the Nordic regions.
Andersen Joins Pipetech
Pipetech strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Frank Andersen as general manager Scandinavia. Andersen, who brings more than 10 years oil and gas experience to Pipetech, will be based at the firm’s Stavanger hub. He joins the company from GS-Hydro Norge AS where he most recently held the role of business development manager and key account manager. Previous to this, Andersen worked in various sales and management positions at three different IKM companies.