Project cargo operators open joint office in Bergen

HAMBURG: September 12, 2019. Project cargo operators United Heavy Lift and Ocean7 Projects are opening a joint office in Bergen, Norway with more to follow, according to an announcement.

United Shipping Group CEO Lars Rolner said he was happy to have the opportunity to work with Ocean7. “We have had conversations about cooperating a few years ago and now finally we see it happen. Norway we see as a very strategic place to be. Christoffer Dam Larsen will be heading the office. He is a trusted and known person to me.”

Ocean7 CEO Stefan Petersen added: “We have always had the mindset of working together and this cooperation will enhance our ability of offering a wider scope to our customers in the future.”

Rolner said the new office is the start of building a worldwide network together with Ocean7: “The next office we have on the drawing board will be in Asia and USA.”

Larsen noted he had known Rolner since he had begun in the shipping business and “always have had the highest esteem for him and his achievements. Being a part of this company will enable me to serve the Scandinavian market with a wider variety of ships than I’m used to,” he added.