Oslo: Team Tankers International, formerly Eitzen Chemical, has announced that it is appointing Morten Arntzen as chairman of the company.
The appointment will be voted on by the board of directors by a special general meeting in the company’s office in Bermuda on April 23.
Mads Meldgaard will resign from his current role as chairman and will continue on as a director. Meldgaard will also resign as the managing director, this role will also be taken over by Arntzen.
“I am excited to join Team Tankers following their very successful financial restructuring and look forward to working with the Board, Senior Management and the employees of the Company worldwide to build a stronger and more prosperous shipping company,” commented Arntzen.
Arntzen joins a number of industry heavyweights on the board of Team Tankers which includes Bob Burke and Jesper Bo Hansen. Arntzen was president and ceo of Overseas Shipholding Group from 2003-2014, and currently serves on the board of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, TBS Ocean Logistics, and is a member of the ABS Council.