Team

Management

Henning Torp, CEO

An entrepreneurial and hands on executive with extensive commercial and operational shipping experience from container and dry bulk globally, including more than 5 years presence in China. Deep understanding and interest in underlying markets and trades. Strong business and relationship builder with broad industrial network.

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Board of directors

Tom Bergesen

Private investor since 1986 with focus on shipping and private investments. Tom Bergesen is part of the Sigval Bergesen d.y. family, founder of Bergesen d.y. Mr. Bergesen started his career in the family company in 1977, and left in 1986 to become a private investor. He started co-operating with Thor Dahl Shipping in the same year and acquired a 50% ownership stake in the company a few years later.

Erik Bartnes

Erik Bartnes has since 2010 been focusing on his own investments through Castel AS.  Prior to Castel AS, Mr Bartnes was co-founder of Pareto AS until 2010 and a senior partner of Pareto AS from 1988 to 2010. Mr Bartnes served as the Chairman of the Board of Pareto AS until April 2013, was co-founder and executive Chairman of Hafnia Tankers until 2018 and was Chairman of Pareto Invest AS. Presently, Mr Bartnes serves as Chairman of the Board of Christiania Shipping A/S, Director of the Board of Ulstein Group, Astrup Fearnley AS, Hafnia and several investment companies.

Bjørn Kristian Eide

Bjørn Kristian Eide is the CEO of Farvatn Capital AS and has strong financial shipping experience.

Tore Hopen

Tore Hopen is the CEO of Farvatn Private Equity and has broad experience from banking, consulting and finance.