New head of Odfjell Tankers named

New head of Odfjell Tankers named

Harald Fotland has been named the new head of Odfjell Tankers, moving up from his previous position of senior vice-president/chief of staff.

Fotland has spent the past 18 months heading up Odfjell’s cost-cutting and efficiency programme.

He replaces Morten Nystad, who stepped down in July after a 35-year career with the company.

Odfjell Tankers has also appointed Arild Viste as its global head of tanker trading. Viste was previously the company’s vice-president for commercial development.

Holly Birkett

Holly is Splash's Online Editor and correspondent for the UK and Mediterranean. She has been a maritime journalist since 2010, and has written for and edited several trade publications. She is currently studying for membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In 2013, Holly won the Seahorse Club's Social Media Journalist of the Year award. She is currently based in London.

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