Board of Directors
Axel C. Eitzen
Chairman of the Board
Axel C. Eitzen is the fourth Generation shipowner in Camillo Eitzen & Co, founded in 1883. He was the majority owner, CEO and Chairman in the Eitzen Group companies; Eitzen Chemical ASA, Eitzen Bulk A/S, Eitzen Gas A/S and Eitzen Maritime Services ASA. Axel has served as chairman of the Board in Assuranceforeningen GARD, and board member in Det norske Veritas (DnV GL) and the Norwegian Shipowners Association, respectively.
Furhter, Axel C. Eitzen has previously held the position as CEO of Christiania Shipping A/S.
He holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ETH, and a degree in economics.
Fridtjof C. Eitzen
Fridtjof C. Eitzen is currently CEO of Christiania Shipping A/S. Fridtjof C. Eitzen is the fifth-generation shipowner in Camillo Eitzen & Co, founded in 1883. He has previously held technical positions in DNV GL and GOLAR LNG.
Further, Fridtjof C. Eitzen has previously served as Chairman of the board in Christiania Shipping A/S.
He has a MSc from Norwegian University of Science and Technology and holds a Master in Naval Architecture and Financial Analysis.
Axel S. Lorentzen
Axel S. Lorentzen has 40 years experience in shipping both on the owning and brokering side. He held senior or executive positions with Lorentzen & Stemoco AS from 1981 and is currently the Chairman of the Board at NorthCape.
Mr. Stove Lorentzen was a member of the Executive Committee of BIMCO from 2001-2004, the Vice President from 2005 to 2006, as well as a board member of Nordic American Tankers Shipping Ltd. listed in New York, from 1995-2001.
He graduated with a degree from University of Innsbruck in 1978.