“The loyalty demonstrated by the awardees is a testament to the exceptional character and dedication they embody”
Svend Foyn-Bruun, VP Maritime Personnel
The awardees' loyalty was recognized as an invaluable asset, making them the true ambassadors of the quality that Odfjell stands for. Foyn-Bruun presented the individual awards with a personal message for each recipient, as well as a brief history of their career at Odfjell.
Francisco Colomer, Captain
– 25 years
Colomer embarked on his journey with Odfjell on February 2, 1997, serving as a Deck Cadet aboard the Bow Panther. Throughout his career, he has navigated various vessels such as Bow Petros, Bow Heron, and Bow Leopard. Notably, his exceptional professionalism and positive attitude toward his colleagues led to his promotion to Chief Officer of Bow Cedar and Bow Flora in 2011. In 2016, he assumed the role of Captain, consistently showcasing hard work, reliability, and dependability.
Ronaldo Aguila, Chief Engineer – 25 years
Chief Engineer Ronaldo Aguila's journey began on December 11, 1997, when he joined as an Engine Cadet aboard the NCC Yamamah. He contributed his expertise on vessels like NCC Madinah, Bow Saphir, and NCC Riyad before serving as Chief Engineer on Bow Engineer and Bow Cecil, his most recent assignments. As a dedicated Management Level Officer, he is known for his profound sense of responsibility and enthusiasm towards his work.
Leone Villaflor, Second Engineer – 25 years
From starting his Odfjell career on November 17, 1996, as an Engine Cadet aboard Bow Sea, Villaflora has demonstrated unwavering commitment and consistency throughout his journey. Villaflor's dedication to his responsibilities is commendable, with stints on vessels like NCC Najran, NCC Jouf, Bow Century, Bow Aquarius, and Bow Prosper. In June 2015, he was rightfully promoted to Second Engineer, and he continues to approach his work with professionalism and unwavering dedication.
Ove Allan Tresvik, Pumpman
– Gold Watch
Pumpman Ove Allan Tresvik embarked on his Odfjell career in 1984 as a wiper on board Bow Sea. He diligently served as an OS and AB on Bow Pioneer and as a motorman on Bow Fagus. In October 1994, he assumed the role of Pumpman on NCC Jizan, sailing on several different ships, including Bow Fortune, Bow Flora, Bow Century, Bow Facour, Bow Chain, Bow Faith, Bow Firda, Bow Victor, Bow Sea, Bow Cecil, Bow Fortune, and currently on Bow Star. With an impressive tenure of over 25 years, Tresvik's unwavering commitment and faithful service to Odfjell have earned him the esteemed recognition of receiving the gold watch. As his plus one, Tresvik brought his daughter Aurora Tresvik Hukset.