Oslo: After a 35-year career at Odfjell, Morten Nystad is stepping as head of Odfjell Tankers from today. Odfjell has started the process of identifying a new head of Odfjell Tankers. Until a new head is appointed, Tore Jakobsen, Odfjell’s president and ceo, will be in temporary charge.
Before taking on the Odfjell Tankers top job, Nystad held various management positions within Odfjell’s chartering department in Bergen and other overseas locations.
Odfjell Tankers has a fleet of about 80 chemical tankers ranges in carrying capacities from 4,000 to 75,000 dwt.