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Bow Optima and Bow Odyssey officially named

Today, November 20, 2019, we officially name the two youngest of the four sister ships in our newbuilt 49,000 dwt series.

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Odfjell SE 3Q19: Seasonally lower volumes, but market remains on a firmer trend

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the third quarter of 2019. The results reflect a chemical tanker market impacted by seasonally lower volumes that were also...

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Bow Olympus enters the Odfjell fleet

At November 1st, 18:15 local time in Shanghai, Bow Olympus was officially delivered to Odfjell, marking another milestone in our extensive fleet renewal program.

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Presentation of third quarter 2019 results

Odfjell SE will release its third quarter 2019 results on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 07:00 CET.

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Odfjell seafarers take part in search and rescue operations

Odfjell seafarers have contributed in two rescue operations this month. Fortunately, both events had a positive outcome.

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Vote for Bow Orion as Tanker Ship of the Year 2019!

Bow Orion is shortlisted for the Tanker Ship of the Year Award 2019. Cast your vote within October 28, and help us come out on top!

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Bow Orion calls first port on maiden voyage

Well underway on her maiden voyage, Bow Orion arrives at Mejillones Bay in the Chilean Antofagasta Region.

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Odfjell Terminals Houston part of new plant site at Bayport, Texas

Odfjell Terminals Houston (OTH) is selected to provide the bulk liquid terminal services for the ASA plant feed products at INEOS Styrolution's all new plant.

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Explosion in Ulsan

At 10:00 local time Saturday 28 September, an explosion occurred onboard the chemical tanker Stolt Groenland in Ulsan, Korea. Odfjell’s Bow Dalian was moored alongside...

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Odfjell joins the 'Getting to Zero' coalition

As part of the efforts to drive actions for climate change, Odfjell has joined the Getting to Zero coalition – a global alliance working to operate zero-emission...

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Odfjell CEO on chemical tanker: We are in the early stages of the recovery

Kristian Mørch talks to ShippingWatch about the outlooks for the chemical tanker market.

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Newbuilt chemical tanker Bow Prosper officially named

Our extensive fleet renewal continues, and another highlight was marked today, September 17, as the newbuilt chemical tanker Bow Prosper was launched and officially named...

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Odfjell SE presents at Pareto Securities' 26th Oil & Offshore Conference

CEO Kristian Mørch is presenting at Pareto Securities’ 26th Oil & Offshore Conference today, September 12th, in Oslo, Norway.

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Bow Orion enters Odfjell's fleet

On August 26, the world's largest stainless steel chemical tanker was officially delivered to Odfjell. Two days later, she sets sail for her maiden voyage.

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Odfjell SE 2Q19: Improved results from Odfjell Tankers as spot and COA rates begin to recover

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the second quarter of 2019. The results reflect an improving chemical tanker spot market and improved contract renewal rates.

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Presentation of second quarter 2019 results

Odfjell SE will release its second quarter 2019 results Wednesday August 21 at 09:00 CET.

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Odfjell SE appoints new Global Head of Odfjell Terminals

We are pleased to announce that Adrian Lenning will join Odfjell SE as Global Head of Odfjell Terminals as of August 15, 2019.

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Odfjell SE sells its ownership share of terminal in Jiangyin, China

Odfjell SE is pleased to announce that Odfjell Terminals Asia Holding Pte. Ltd. has today finalized the sale of its indirect 55% equity interest in Odfjell Terminals...

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TradeWinds: Odfjell marks milestone with naming of world's largest stainless steel chemical tankers in China

TradeWinds interviews CEO Kristian Mørch about Odfjell's newly named 49,000 dwt chemical tankers.

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Odfjell names the world's largest and most efficient stainless steel chemical tankers

A milestone is reached in Odfjell's history as we officially name our next generation of chemical tankers on July 1st 2019. When the ships are delivered to our fleet,...

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Fighting piracy with education

The Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) started in 2010 a preventive project to combat piracy in Puntland, Somalia. Odfjell has supported this project for several years, following...

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Growing recruitment to the Norwegian maritime industry

The application numbers to maritime educations in Norway are growing, coinciding with increasing recruitment to the shipping industry and more ships being flagged to the...

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Odfjell ships recognized with Amver awards

The United States Coast Guard pays tribute to 36 Odfjell vessels for contributing to the Amver program the past year.

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Northleaf Capital Partner transaction with Lindsay Goldberg is closed

We are pleased to inform that Lindsay Goldberg has concluded the agreement to sell its 49% shareholding in Odfjell Terminals US (OTUS) terminals to funds managed by...

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Capital Markets Day 2019 presentation

View webcast and read PDF presentation from our Capital Markets Day 2019.

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TradeWinds: Odfjell plans to grow terminal in key tanker hub of Houston

TradeWinds covers the current market, coming plans, and analysts' predictions for Odfjell's terminals in a recent article.

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Invitation to the Capital Markets Day 2019

Odfjell SE has the pleasure of inviting investors, analysts, media and other stakeholders to attend our annual Capital Markets Day on Wednesday June 5, from 09:00-11:30...

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Odfjell's energy-efficiency program: Makeovers for a more sustainable fleet

Over the last few years, Odfjell vessels have undergone nothing less than a complete makeover – with groundbreaking effects in energy efficiency and overall quality.

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Tradewinds interview: Product upturn final piece of chemical tanker jigsaw

CEO Kristian Mørch talks to Tradewinds about market expectations.

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Commemorating World War II: The story of Captain Hans Anton Trovik

In what is described as 'exceptional maneuvering', Captain Trovik in 1942 brought ship and crew safely from Gothenburg to the UK. M/T Lind was one of only two ships that...

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1Q19 results: Chemical tanker rates continued to improve in the first quarter of 2019

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the first quarter of 2019. The results reflect an improving chemical tanker spot market and stable underlying results from...

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Minutes - Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE was held on May 7th, 2019. All items according to the agenda dated April 15th, 2019, were approved.

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Presentation of first quarter 2019 results

Odfjell SE will release our first quarter 2019 results on Wednesday May 8th, 2019 at 07:00 CET.

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ShippingWatch: Odfjell CEO confident in market recovery

CEO Kristian Mørch talks to ShippingWatch about Odfjell's outlook for the chemical tanker market.

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Odfjell Terminals appoints new CEO for US activities

Odfjell Terminals US is pleased to announce that John Blanchard will join Odfjell Terminals as CEO for all its US activities. He will join the company on May 13, 2019.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE will be held on Tuesday May 7, 2019 at 16:00 hours at the Company's headquarters in Conrad Mohrs veg 29, Bergen, Norway.

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Odfjell vessel provides aid after cyclone

The crew on SC Scorpio offered humanitarian aid in Beira after the area was hit by a severe cyclone.

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Annual Report 2018

Odfjell SE today published its annual report for 2018.

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Odfjell SE holds presentation at DNB's Oil, Offshore & Shipping Conference

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The seafarer life

Looking for a challenging career that can take you around the world and give you a unique expertise? One thing is guaranteed: As a seafarer, no day is ever the same. 

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Recruiting for the long run

Odfjell welcomes Norwegian seafarers and has since early 2017 hired around 40 Norwegian cadets and trainees. This makes us one of the leading recruiters of the Norwegian...

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4Q18 results: A weak chemical tanker market that improved towards the end of the quarter

Odfjell SE today reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2018. The results reflect a weak chemical tanker market that improved towards the end of the quarter,...

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Presentation of fourth quarter 2018 results

Odfjell SE will release its fourth quarter 2018 results Thursday February 14th, 2019 at 07:00 CET.

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ShippingWatch: Odfjell CEO sees 'potential for further consolidation'

CEO Kristian Mørch talks to ShippingWatch about the ongoing consolidation of the chemical tanker segment.

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Bow Aquarius enters Odfjell's fleet

The 2016 built 40,000 dwt chemical tanker will join Chempool 40 and adds quality tonnage to Odfjell's portfolio.

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Mandatory notification of trade

The Executive Management Team in Odfjell SE has today purchased 55,480 class A shares in the company.

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Launch of Odfjell newbuilding

It was a milestone moment when the new 49,000 chemical tanker was launched in China on November 23, 2018.

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Odfjell SE takes stronger role in Terminals

We are pleased to announce that Odfjell Terminals BV (OTBV) is converted to a 100% Odfjell SE controlled holding company.

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Odfjell SE 3Q18: Chemical tanker market remained unchanged from previous quarter

The results reflect a stable chemical tanker market and stable underlying results from Odfjell Terminals when adjusting for the Rotterdam terminal.

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Bow Gemini enters Odfjell Ship Management portfolio

We add sophisticated chemical tankers to our managed fleet: The 40,900 dwt Bow Gemini is now delivered to Odfjell Ship Management and will fly the NIS flag.

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Presentation of third quarter 2018 results

Odfjell SE will release its third quarter 2018 results Friday, November 9 at 07:00 CET.

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Scrubbers 'not the way to go' as Odfjell looks at LNG

CEO Kristian Mørch talks to Tradewinds about how Odfjell will tackle 2020 emission rules.

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Bow Precision formally named and ready for maiden voyage

A new 35,155 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker joined Odfjell on October 17, 2018. Bow Precision has 28 tanks and adds highly sophisticated, eco-friendly tonnage to our...

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Odfjell in the Philippines joins Coastal Cleanup

Local efforts can make a difference, from people to planet. Odfjell's team joined 7000 volunteers to clean up a bay area in Manila after the September storms.

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Odfjell welcomes Bow Hercules to the fleet

On World Maritime Day 2018, Odfjell welcomes the brand new Bow Hercules to Chempool 40.

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Sale of Rotterdam tank terminal is finalized

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Odfjell SE to present at Pareto Securities' 25th Oil & Offshore Conference

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Successful placement of new unsecured bond issue

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Odfjell: Scrubbers don't make sense for IMO 2020

While there are certain scenarios that would make scrubber's an attractive solution for IMO 2020 compliance, Odfjell CEO Kristian Mørch believes that overall the...

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Fixed income investor meetings

Odfjell will hold a number of fixed income investor meetings during the following days.

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Countdown for upturn

'There is little doubt about the attractive fundamentals for supply and demand', Odfjell's CEO Kristian Mørch tells ShippingWatch in conjunction with the second quarter...

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The post-war reconstruction

The immediate prime task for Odfjell during the first post-war years was to rebuild the fleet, but this was also a natural time to draw plans for the future.

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Presentation of Second Quarter 2018 Results

Odfjell SE will release its second quarter 2018 results Thursday, August 23rd, after the close of exchange trading hours at Oslo Børs.

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Odfjell during World War II

Norwegian shipping faced extreme challenges during the war. Fredrik Odfjell made his mark in these tough years for the company and for the country.

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The first 25 years

Shipping as we know it today, an independent industry in its own right, really commenced in the second part of the 19th century.

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Sailing towards success

'A tiny island we may be, but Singapore's quality-driven fleet has caught the attention of the world', stated 'Her World' magazine when featuring the maritime industry in...

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Shippingwatch interview: Odfjell hesitates over Feringa's open invitation

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Odfjell receives LyondellBasell Safety Performance Award

As part of their 'GoalZERO' campaign, LyondellBasell has awarded Odfjell for our 2017 safety performance.

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Odfjell to sell terminal in Rotterdam

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Odfjell working with partners on clean-up operations in Rotterdam

Clean-up operation progresses well in Rotterdam.

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Update: Bow Jubail incident in Rotterdam

On her way to the assigned berth for loading, the Bow Jubail made contact with the jetty and accidentally ruptured the hull.

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Bow Jubail involved in incident in Rotterdam

On the way to the assigned berth for loading, Odfjell’s vessel Bow Jubail made contact with the jetty and accidentally ruptured the hull.

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Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam expands jetty capacity

Odfjell extends and strengthens its existing jetty to accommodate vessels of the LR2 (Long Range) size with a maximum of 160,000 dwt. The expansion is done in close...

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Acting today for a better tomorrow

For Odfjell, the oceans are fundamental to our business, and this year we mark UN's World Oceans Day by launching our Sustainability strategy for the coming years.

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Capital Markets Day 2018 presentation

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Odfjell Terminals Houston receives Eastman's Supplier Excellence Award

Eastman annually recognizes suppliers that have performed above and beyond the expectations of their Supplier Excellence Program.

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Stepping up for the challenge

In a major team effort following an upset at Eastman’s coal gasification operations, Eastman and Odfjell joined forces to minimize the negative impact.

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Excelling in a mature market

Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam is focusing its business strategy on more specialized markets as it brings the remaining part of its capacity into operation.

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Invitation to Odfjell SE Capital Markets Day 2018

Odfjell SE has the pleasure of inviting investors, analysts, media and other stakeholders to attend our annual Capital Markets Day on Tuesday 5 June at 09:00-12:30.

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Minutes - Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE was held on May 8th, 2018. All items according to the agenda dated April 13th, 2018 were approved. 

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First quarter 2018 results

Busy quarter for Odfjell SE in a continued challenging chemical tanker market.

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Lindsay Goldberg considering sale of its stake in Odfjell Terminals BV

Odfjell SE considering a tag along of its shareholding in Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2018

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Facts & Figures | Odfjell Terminals Korea

Odfjell Terminals Korea is a state of the art terminal for storage and distribution of petrochemicals, and one of the most sophisticated terminals in Ulsan. The terminal...

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Facts & Figures | Odfjell Nangang Terminals Tianjin

ONTT provides storage and jetty to producers, including throughput services to remote storage terminals.

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Facts & Figures | Odfjell Terminals Charleston

OTC offers pressurized tanks with marine, railcar, isotank and tank truck accessibility, automatic nitrogen compensation systems, and vapor control systems.

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Facts & Figures | Odfjell Terminals Houston

OTH boasts one of the largest stainless steel storage capacities of any independent tank terminal in the world. The facility has spheres to handle LPG, and with its...

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

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

Based on the Company's 2017 results, including the profit from the sale of the Singapore terminal, the Board of Director recommends a dividend of NOK 1.50 per share.

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Flumar: Servicing the Brazilian coast and Mercosul countries

Headquartered in Brazil, Flumar is a fully integrated shipping company with functions for Chartering, Operations and Ship Management. 

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