Skip to content

Our stories

ShippingWatch: Harald Fotland takes over at Odfjell: 'Goals are set, but there may be some adjustments'

ShippingWatch has interviewed Harald Fotland regarding his plans and priorities: Odfjell 'has chosen a new chief executive who truly knows the chemical tanker carrier from within and aims to ensure continuity.'

Read more

Odfjell SE initiates intra-group merger with fully owned subsidiary

The Board of Directors of Odfjell SE (the 'Company') and its fully owned subsidiary Odfjell Chemical Tankers Ltd. ('OCT') have prepared a merger plan pursuant to which...

Read more

Approval of base prospectus and change of ISIN

The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway has on May 11, 2022, approved Odfjell SE’s Registration Document and a Securities Note, both dated May 11, 2022.

Read more

Odfjell seafarers honored at anniversary event

Three Odfjell Chief Engineers were awarded for their valuable contributions to the company at an anniversary celebration held in Bergen.

Read more

Annual General Meeting 2022 - Minutes

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE was held on May 5, 2022. All items according to the agenda dated April 11, 2022, were approved.

Read more

Odfjell SE 1Q22 results

The chemical tanker market has continued to strengthen.

Read more

Key information relating to cash dividend to be paid by Odfjell SE

Based on the Company’s 2021 results, the Board of Directors recommends a dividend a dividend of NOK 1.00 per share.

Read more

Harald Fotland appointed new CEO of Odfjell SE

Odfjell SE’s Board of Directors announces that Harald Fotland has been appointed as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Fotland comes from the position as...

Read more

Presentation of first quarter 2022 results

We will release our first quarter 2022 results on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at 20:00 CET.

Read more

'Sustainability shares the spotlight with credit': Odfjell awarded Marine Money’s Norwegian Bond Deal of the Year

Marine Money has announced the winners of its annual Ship Finance “Deals of the Year” awards. Among the winners for 2021 deals is Odfjell’s Sustainability-Linked Bond.

Read more

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2022

Shareholders in Odfjell SE are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE, to be held on Thursday, May 5 2022 at 13:00 CET.

Read more

COO Harald Fotland appointed Vice President of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association (NSA)

COO Harald Fotland was unanimously elected as the Board's Vice President at NSA's Annual General Meeting last week in Oslo.

Read more

Annual Report 2021

Odfjell SE today published its annual report for 2021.

Read more

Approval of 2021 annual accounts, announcement of dividend and a new dividend policy

The Board of Directors of Odfjell SE has today approved the annual accounts for 2021. There are no changes in the final accounts compared with the preliminary financial...

Read more

Kristian Mørch to step down as CEO of Odfjell SE

After seven years at the helm of Odfjell SE, Kristian Mørch has informed the Board of Directors that he will step down as CEO. He will continue in his current role until...

Read more

Odfjell is on the lookout for new star recruits - part III

Odfjell is looking for new young star recruits. In this three-part series, two bright cadets share their experiences in the company's training program, which is setting...

Read more

Odfjell is on the lookout for new star recruits - part II

Odfjell is looking for new young star recruits. In this three-part series, two bright cadets share their experiences in the company's training program, which is setting...

Read more

Odfjell is on the lookout for new star recruits - part I

Odfjell is actively seeking new young star recruits. In this three-part series, two bright cadets share their experiences in the company's training program, which is...

Read more

Crew on Bow Oceanic first to be vaccinated on board in Brazil

Up until now, vaccinations have not been offered for foreign-flagged ships calling Brazilian ports. It was therefore a true milestone moment when a medical team boarded...

Read more

Odfjell SE 4Q21 results

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2021 and preliminary results for the full year 2021. The report shows an encouraging finish to a difficult...

Read more

Presentation of fourth quarter / preliminary full year 2021 results

Odfjell SE will release its fourth quarter 2021 results on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 20:00 CET.

Read more

Going the extra mile at the docks

We have our very own Olympians on-site in China these days - maybe not at the Bejing Games, but still world-class performers, in a very special league: The Odfjell...

Read more

ShippingWatch: Odfjell CEO wants actions to back customers' green ambitions

Not until it gets more expensive to hire a ship with higher carbon emissions will customers actually choose the most efficient ships, CEO Kristian Mørch tells...

Read more

The young seafarer life

A look into the lives of Flumar’s young officers as they navigate their careers and the beautiful Brazilian coasts.

Read more

Tank Storage Magazine: Odfjell Terminals outlook for 2022

Global Head of Terminals, Adrian Lenning, talks to Tank Storage Magazine about 2021 and the outlook for the coming year.

Read more

Typhoon Rai: Odfjell and Norwegian shipping companies donate to help affected residents

The super typhoon that made landfall in the Philippines on December 16, 2021, had disastrous consequences for the local communities and affected around 2.6 million...

Read more

Mandatory notification of trade

Norchem AS in Denmark, in which Laurence Odfjell, Chairman of the Board in Odfjell SE, has a controlling interest, has today sold 607,302 Odfjell B-shares at NOK 32.80...

Read more

Expanding storage capacity at Odfjell Terminals Houston

Odfjell is constructing a new tank bay at Odfjell Terminal Houston (OTH), continuing to expand and invest in its terminals platform to support ongoing regional growth in...

Read more

Chemours Supplier Award to Odfjell Terminals Houston

Odfjell Terminals Houston has been selected to receive the 2021 Chemours Supplier Award. The award acknowledges 'the companies that have distinguished themselves by...

Read more

'Sustainable shipowner award' to Odfjell

Odfjell has been announced as winner of the ‘Sustainable Shipowner Award’ at the Hamburg Maritime Forum 2021 for “a dedication to sustainability and environment...

Read more

Odfjell Customer Portal

A tailor-made Odfjell Customer Portal is now launched, offering our customers a detailed and efficient overview of the cargo transportation logistics.

Read more

Successful completion of tap issue

Odfjell SE has successfully completed a buyback of NOK 275 million under its outstanding senior unsecured bond issue with maturity in June 2022 and ISIN NO0010796238...

Read more

Potential buyback of own bonds and tap issue

Read more

25- and 40-year anniversaries celebrated in Bergen

'You are among our most important role models and are leading by example for the next generation of Odfjell’ers. On behalf of the company: We are proud and grateful to...

Read more

Odfjell SE 3Q21 results

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the third quarter of 2021. The report shows a stable result with a strong market in the eastern hemisphere, but challenging...

Read more

Sale of last short-sea vessels

Odfjell SE has entered into a sales agreement for the last three 9,000 dwt short -sea vessels that have operated in the company's regional trade in Asia.

Read more

Presentation of third quarter 2021 results

Odfjell SE will release the third quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 20:00 CET. The results will be published on Oslo Stock Exchange at newsweb.no and...

Read more

Odfjell shortlisted for Tanker Operator of the Year award 2021

Riviera Maritime Media nominates Odfjell as a recognition of our work to reduce carbon emissions.

Read more

Four Odfjell seafarers awarded for loyalty and service

With a 25+ year career in Odfjell and the maritime industry, four of our most experienced seafarers were deservedly recognized at an award ceremony in Bergen this week.

Read more

Towards a climate-neutral fleet: Revisiting old technologies that work

'It's an old device, but few have bothered with it these past decades. Today, it gets a well-deserved renaissance due to the urgency of reducing emissions,' says Veine...

Read more

Odfjell signs Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization

Over 150 industry leaders and organizations call for decisive government action to fully decarbonize international shipping by 2050. The signatories, Odfjell among them,...

Read more

CEO Kristian Mørch: ‘Zero emission is the only meaningful goal’

In a keynote held at The Ocean conference today, CEO Kristian Mørch pointed to broader collaboration and access to renewable energy as vital tools to solve the energy...

Read more

Odfjell awarded top ratings for sustainable business practices

New ESG mileposts are reached as Odfjell lands a top 5% score in the latest EcoVadis assessment and gets ranked as number one among industry peers by Sustainalytics.

Read more

Odfjell SE 2Q21 results

Slightly improved results as the chemical tanker market remained challenging.

Read more

Odfjell SE completes exit from gas carrier segment

On August 16, 2021, Odfjell Gas Shipowning AS, a subsidiary 100% owned by Odfjell SE, entered into a transaction agreement with BW Epic Kosan Ltd. (BWEK) for the sale of...

Read more

Presentation of second quarter 2021 results

Odfjell SE will release its second quarter 2021 results on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 07:00 CET.

Read more

Odfjell cadets graduate with flying colors from the Philippines' premiere maritime education

This year's Odfjell cadets have successfully graduated from the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA), and are now a few steps away from signing on as full-fledged...

Read more

ShippingWatch: Carriers raise huge sums in sustainability-linked credit facilities

'Sustainability-linked bonds will increase in the years to come, as investors and banks increase their focus on the shipping industry's achievement of the climate goals',...

Read more

'It's a labor of love.' Houston initiative takes the lead in vaccinating international seafarers

Tona Trondsen didn't need a second to decide when asked if her company could set up a vaccination scheme for seafarers. Since May, the Houston-based Captain's daughter...

Read more

Shaving carbon emissions through new technologies

Odfjell is putting some futuristic technology to the test to navigate an even more sustainable future for our fleet.

Read more

Capital Markets Day 2021 presentation

Odfjell SE is hosting its annual Capital Markets Day today at 09:00.

Read more

Invitation to Capital Markets Day 2021 webinar

Odfjell has the pleasure of inviting investors, analysts, media and other stakeholders to attend our annual Capital Markets Day on Thursday June 10, 09:00-11:00 CET.

Read more

Odfjell awarded for trainee program in Norway

The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has announced Odfjell as recipient of the Foundation for Norwegian Maritime Competence’s annual award. In her speech, the...

Read more

Odfjell SE 1Q21 results

First quarter 2021 results impacted by seasonality and weather disruptions.

Read more

Minutes - Annual General Meeting 2021

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE was held on May 5, 2021. All items according to the agenda dated March 31, 2021, were approved.

Read more

The Captain was in the middle of the Pacific Ocean when he got the dramatic message

Odfjell Captain and crew honored after successful rescue operation.

Read more

Presentation of first quarter 2021 results

Odfjell SE will release its first quarter 2021 results on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 07:00 CET.

Read more

Staying safe and positive in challenging times

After more than a year of handling the Covid pandemic on the ground at Odfjell Terminals Houston, QHSE technician Jason Roberson concludes that the ‘Safety first’...

Read more

Odfjell wins the GREEN4SEA Tanker Operator Award

Odfjell is announced as the winner of the 2021 GREEN4SEA Tanker Operator Award. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate “outstanding performance” within green...

Read more

ShippingWatch: Language changes in job postings to attract more women at Odfjell

In an interview with ShippingWatch, VP Corporate HR Ingjerd Nettestad and CSO Øistein Jensen share some of the measures Odfjell takes to increase diversity at sea and...

Read more

Shippingwatch: Camilla is what the shipping world wants to attract more of

Camilla Vambeseth is third mate on a chemical tanker and believes that the environment on board would benefit from more women at sea. For her, the 180-meter-long ship is...

Read more

Approval of prospectus, sustainability-linked bond

Read more

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE will be held on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 16:00 hours.

Read more

Annual report 2020

Odfjell SE today published its annual report for 2020.

Read more

Reaching career goals in the country of her dreams

After falling in love with Bergen on a sunny day at Bryggen, Yoana León Valdivia knew that one day she would be back – to stay. Sure enough, four years later she quit...

Read more

Diversity & Inclusion at Odfjell

Odfjell has set an clear target to increase diversity within the shipping shore organization: We aim to reach a minimum 30% gender balance, at all levels, by 2030.

Read more

Skipsrevyen: Odfjell - Navigating an extraordinary year

Like every other shipping company, Odfjell experienced challenges in 2020. When the Corona pandemic hit, what was once routine the previous year, suddenly became very...

Read more

Tank Storage Magazine: Terminal outlook

Global Head of Odfjell Terminals, Adrian Lenning, talks to Tank Storage Magazine about the outlook for 2021 onwards.

Read more

Odfjell SE 4Q20 results

Stable chemical tanker rates, but CPP markets are putting pressure on earnings.

Read more

Background: Why issue a Sustainability Linked Bond

As the first in the international shipping industry and first in the Nordics, Odfjell SE successfully issued a sustainability-linked bond in January 2021. With a close...

Read more

Presentation of fourth quarter 2020 results

Odfjell SE will release its fourth quarter 2020 results on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 07:00 CET.

Read more

Norway’s Crown Prince meets seafarers to discuss pandemic impact

'Thank you for your efforts, for everything you do to keep the wheels turning during this pandemic. Without you, the world would stop'. Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon...

Read more

Covering new drydock grounds

Every year, Odfjell performs 10-15 drydocks for selected vessels in the fleet. Flumar Brasil and Bow Atlantic were the last ones out of the 2020 drydock season. Last ones...

Read more

Odfjell signs the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change

The global crew change crisis has not been solved, despite significant efforts. To further strengthen the united industry appeal and initiatives, Odfjell has signed the...

Read more

Birk and the 1926 North Atlantic rescue operation

In most of her 22 year working life for Odfjell, SS Birk was a working horse that did not cause much attention. Except for the winter of 1926, when the actions of ship...

Read more

Odfjell SE successfully places shipping’s first Sustainability-Linked Bond

As the first in the international shipping industry, Odfjell SE has successfully issued a sustainability-linked bond. With a tight link to Odfjell's long-term climate...

Read more

Successful placement of new unsecured sustainability-linked bond

Reference is made to the stock exchange notice on January 7, 2021, regarding a contemplated sustainability-linked bond issue. Odfjell SE has today successfully completed...

Read more

Contemplated sustainability-linked bond issue

Odfjell SE (the “Company”) has mandated DNB Markets, Nordea and SEB to arrange a series of fixed income investor calls commencing January 11, 2021.

Read more

Shippingwatch: Odfjell is optimistic about chemical tanker in 2021 on the heels of the best result in 12 years

In 2020, Odfjell likely surpassed one billion dollars in revenue and doubled its operating result to USD 125-130 million. 'We have an optimistic view of the chemical...

Read more

Incident at Odfjell Terminals Houston

Last week, Odfjell Terminals Houston (OTH), 51% controlled by Odfjell SE through our Odfjell Terminals US Joint Venture, experienced a fire in its utility area. The fire...

Read more

Force Majeure lifted on Odfjell Terminals Houston

Since the fire on December 11, 2020, Odfjell Terminals Houston has been diligently working to restore operations at its Seabrook terminal. While the terminal remains on...

Read more

Odfjell reaches CDP score B

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2020 Climate change score for Odfjell has improved to B-, also called Management level.

Read more

Odfjell SE agrees to acquire Lindsay Goldberg’s stake in Korea terminal

Odfjell SE has reached an agreement with Lindsay Goldberg (LG) to acquire their indirect 24.5% shareholding in Odfjell Terminals Korea (OTK) at a purchase price of USD 19...

Read more

Expanding the Odfjell fleet: Introducing coated pools

During the past 3½ years, we have welcomed 32 new chemical tankers to Odfjell’s commercially managed fleet, while 24 older ships have been redelivered to owners. These...

Read more

Mandatory notification of trade

Primary insider and Board member in Odfjell SE, Nils Petter Dyvik, has on November 11, 2020, purchased 2,719 A-shares in Odfjell Se at NOK 24,50 per share.

Read more

Odfjell sets ambitious climate targets

Odfjell has set ambitious targets to reduce our environmental footprints: We aim to reduce our carbon intensity by 50% by 2030 compared to 2008 levels and have a...

Read more

TradeWinds: Odfjell adds to new chemical tanker pool in deal with TRF

Norwegian owner strikes deal with new US partner, following MR management agreement with Navig8. Norway's Odfjell has wasted no time in bringing more ships into its new...

Read more

Odfjell SE 3Q20: Another quarter with positive results

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the third quarter of 2020. The report shows another quarter with positive results despite a seasonally slower market, a high...

Read more

From ship to store: How a chemical tanker affects your everyday life

When the Bow Prosper arrived in New York on her maiden voyage, it was with the assistance of a global team on board and ashore – as is the case for all of our port...

Read more

Presentation of third quarter 2020 results

Odfjell SE will release its third quarter 2020 results on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 07:00 CET.

Read more

Delivery of Bow Excellence marks the end of Odfjell’s newbuilding program

Over the past four years, the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard has been the hub spot of Odfjell’s extensive newbuilding program. Buzzing with experts from Odfjell, suppliers...

Read more

Odfjell commits to NSA quarantine initiative for seafarers in Manila

To further ensure the health and safety of our seafarers and help address the crew change crisis, Odfjell has adopted the quarantine arrangement initiated by the...

Read more

Tank Storage Magazine: Standing out in a crowded market

Tank Storage Magazine talks to Pieter de Graeff and Bert Druyts from Noord Natie Odfjell Antwerp Terminal to learn more about a company active since the 16th century.

Read more

Shippingwatch: Two factors determine whether fuel cell engines become successful

Odfjell plans to launch its first ship with a climate-friendly 1.2 MW fuel cell auxiliary power unit in 2023. The ultimate goal is to achieve a full-scale engine of 10...

Read more

Fuel cell project develops ground-breaking fuel solution for ships and offshore

New and flexible fuel cell technology can reduce emissions from shipping by 40 to 100%. Partners from shipping, R&D and oil and gas are now constructing a pilot system...

Read more

Odfjell honors World War II sailors

In 1942, Odfjell's Captain Hans Anton Trovik showed exemplary seamanship in a dramatic outbreak operation. For his achievements, he was awarded the War Cross and several...

Read more

Odfjell signs statement for Renewed Global Cooperation: "United in the Business for a Better World"

As part of UN’s 75th General Assembly, business leaders from across industries and continents – among them Odfjell – have signed a statement to further strengthen...

Read more

Odfjell takes the stage at UN General Assembly roundtable

As part of the 75th UN General Assembly, several high-level meetings are held under the headline: The Future We Want, the UN We Need: Reaffirming our Collective...

Read more