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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 (ODF09), and a tap issue of an equal amount under its outstanding senior unsecured bond issue with ISIN NO0010832181 (ODF10) and maturity date in September 2023.

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Potential buyback of own bonds and tap issue

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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.

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Odfjell SE 2Q21 results

Slightly improved results as the chemical tanker market remained challenging.

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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...

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Presentation of second quarter 2021 results

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

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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...

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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',...

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'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...

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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.

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Capital Markets Day 2021 presentation

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

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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.

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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...

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Odfjell SE 1Q21 results

First quarter 2021 results impacted by seasonality and weather disruptions.

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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.

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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.

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Presentation of first quarter 2021 results

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

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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’...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Approval of prospectus, sustainability-linked bond

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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.

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Annual report 2020

Odfjell SE today published its annual report for 2020.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Tank Storage Magazine: Terminal outlook

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

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Odfjell SE 4Q20 results

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

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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...

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Presentation of fourth quarter 2020 results

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Presentation of third quarter 2020 results

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

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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2Q20 results: Good quarter driven by increased chemical tanker earnings

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the second quarter of 2020. The report shows a good performance which was mainly due to increased chemical tanker earnings.

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Odfjell SE appoints first Chief Sustainability Officer

As a part of its ambitious sustainability strategy for the coming years, Odfjell SE introduces a new executive position and appoints Øistein Jensen as the company’s...

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Presentation of second quarter 2020 results

Odfjell SE will release its second quarter 2020 results on Thursday August 20, 2020 at 07:00 CET.

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Global shipping calls out to governments on the urgent need for crew change

Due to strict infection control measures around the world, many seafarers have not been able to disembark their ships since the coronavirus pandemic hit. Around 200,000...

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Antitrust/Competition Compliance Policy

Odfjell’s policy is to fully comply with the competition rules in all jurisdictions where we operate.

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Sanctions Policy

Odfjell will comply with all economic sanction laws and regulations, embargoes and other forms of trading restrictions to which it is subject, in all countries where we...

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Expanding capacity at Antwerp chemical storage terminal

With seven new tanks of a total 12.700 cbm capacity, Noord Natie Odfjell Antwerp Terminal (NNOAT) significantly increases storage volume for the European chemical market....

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Bow Persistent enters Odfjell's fleet

A new tailor-made vessel entered Odfjell’s 80 ship fleet on June 24, 2020. The newbuilt 36,000 dwt chemical tanker joins sister ship Bow Prosper in our round-the-world...

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Newbuilt 38,000 dwt chemical tanker marks final chapter of Odfjell fleet renewal program

After a construction phase characterized by pandemic obstacles, it was an extra special occasion when the newbuilt chemical tanker Bow Explorer set sail for the sea...

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Investor presentation

Odfjell is hosting an investor presentation today, Tuesday June 9 at 09:00 CET.

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Invitation to investor presentation

Odfjell has the pleasure of inviting investors, analysts, media and other stakeholders to attend an online investor presentation followed by a Q&A session on Tuesday June...

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Odfjell SE sells its ownership of terminal in Dalian, China

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Supplier Conduct Principles

Odfjell is committed to the principles in the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. Odfjell, including subsidiaries and activities managed by Odfjell, adheres to high...

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1Q20 results: Improved results despite a market facing several uncertainties

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the first quarter of 2020. The report shows improved results driven by increased earnings in Odfjell Tankers as a consequence of...

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Minutes - Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE was held on May 6, 2020. All items according to the agenda dated April 7, 2020, were approved.

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Presentation of first quarter 2020 results

Odfjell SE will release its first quarter 2020 results on Thursday May 7, 2020 at 07:00 CET. The results will be published on Oslo Stock Exchange at newsweb.no and on...

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Bow Optima enters the Odfjell fleet

The fourth and final of Odfjell’s newbuilt 49,000 dwt chemical tankers was officially delivered from the yard on April 22, 2020. With this, a leading-edge newbuild...

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Notice of General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE will be held on Wednesday May 6, 2020 at 16:00 hours.

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Odfjell Terminals US concludes new attractive financing

We are pleased to announce that Odfjell Terminals US (OTUS) has closed a new five-year, USD 250 million revolving credit facility to refinance existing debt and also to...

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Annual report 2019

Odfjell SE today published its annual report for 2019.

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Bow Prosper enters Odfjell's fleet

The newbuilt 36,000 dwt chemical tanker Bow Proper was delivered from yard on February 19, and enters Odfjell’s fleet on bareboat charter. With this, another step is...

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Tradewinds: Odfjell takes a stand on unsustainable chemical tanker rates

Tradewinds interviews CEO Kristian Mørch about the spot and COA markets: 'Odfjell takes a stand on unsustainable chemical tanker rates'.

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4Q19 results: Improved results driven by a continued recovery in Odfjell Tankers

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2019 which ended on a strong note.

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Presentation of fourth quarter 2019 results

Odfjell SE will release its fourth quarter 2019 results on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 07:00 CET.

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Successful completion of tap issues

Odfjell SE has successfully completed tap issues in two of its outstanding senior unsecured bond issues.

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Mandate arrangement for potential tap issue

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Minutes from Extraordinary General Meeting

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Incident with Bow Fortune in Galveston, Texas

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Bow Odyssey enters the Odfjell fleet

On January 9, 2020 at 17:15 local time in Shanghai, the third of our series of four newbuilt, 49,000 dwt chemical tankers was officially delivered to Odfjell. Welcome,...

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Naming ceremony of Bow Persistent

The newbuilt chemical tanker Bow Persistent was officially named in a ceremony held January 9 at the Fukuoka shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan. Together with her sister ship...

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En route to eco-friendly ballast water

In yet another move towards a more sustainable, efficient fleet, Odfjell installs ballast water systems on all owned vessels. The benefits are significant.

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