Even Matre Ellingsen, Group CEO of Astrup Fearnley, may be new in the ‘hot seat’, but he already has calm, clear and ambitious visions for a company that is just about to celebrate a major milestone.
The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) is working to position itself as a leader for not just Norwegian flagged vessels, but for the entire global shipping industry. Here Acting Director General Lars Alvestad outlines how innovative technology, bold ambition and a committed environmental focus are converging with truly ground-breaking results.
How can marine insurance play an active role in helping industry and society meet future challenges and opportunities? Skuld CEO Ståle Hansen knows he doesn’t have all the answers, but he’s committed to contributing towards both commercial and environmental sustainability in any way he, and his company, can.
Kongsberg Group’s acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine sent shockwaves through the industry. From seemingly out of nowhere they acquired one of the biggest names in ship design, deck and rotating machinery. Geir Håøy, President & CEO KONGSBERG, explains both the rationale behind the purchase and what lies ahead.
Inchcape Shipping Services is determined to shine a light on the traditionally shadowy world of ships agencies, combining its global presence with the power of digital technology to position itself as a trusted partner for maritime leaders. CEO Frank Olsen believes change is on its way.
Kristin Holth is focused on the big picture. The Head of DNB’s Ocean Industries division believes long-term value, for the bank and its customers, can be unlocked by viewing the ocean as a single arena, rather than standalone segments. Here she explains why DNB has dived into a new way of working.
Jotun has maintained its number one position in marine coatings despite the “horrific” market conditions of the past few years: adapting, evolving and building to stay ahead. Now, says CEO Morten Fon, the company is well positioned to consolidate that leadership.
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime, maps out how class can help maritime navigate the new digital reality.
“All of humanity is in shipping. The tragedies, the triumphs, the highs, the lows, the love, the loss, and, of course, the wrecks – financial or otherwise.” TradeWinds Editor-in-Chief Julian Bray tells the story of his industry.
Thomas Wilhelmsen isn’t shy about stepping forward. The Wilhelmsen CEO wants his group to lead maritime from the front, utilizing a blend of the traditional and the transformational to steer the business, and the entire industry, on a value added voyage into the future.
Wärtsilä has a vision unlike any other maritime company. We sat down with Roger Holm, President of Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, to talk about ‘An Oceanic Awakening’
It’s about more than maritime. Harald Solberg, CEO of the Norwegian Shipping Association, sees a world of opportunity from his office overlooking Oslo.