• Apr 21, 2017, 12:50

    Change of managers on Lewek Inspector

    Change of managers from Forland Shipping AS to OSM Offshore AS, was performed in Walvis Bay, Namibia on Friday 21. April 2017 at 12:00 hrs. GMT &...

  • Feb 20, 2017, 22:30

    Update Lewek Inspector

    Forland Subsea AS has entered into a time charter party with a major international contractor for the Lewek Inspector. The expected charter...

  • Feb 13, 2017, 22:59

    Change of managers on Fugro Saltire

    Change of managers from Forland Shipping AS to OSM Offshore AS, was performed onboard Fugro Saltire, on 13. February 2017 at 12:00 hrs...

  • Jan 14, 2017, 16:41

    Outsourcing of technical management

    Forland Shipping AS, the management company in the Forland Group ("Forland"), signed agreements 12 January 2017 with OSM Offshore AS ("OSM") in...

  • Jan 9, 2017, 16:28

    New CFO in the Forland companies

    Gunnar Jansen is appointed as CFO in the companies in the Forland Group, with effect from March 01(st) 2017.Gunnar Jansen comes from a position...

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The Board of Directors of Forland Shipping AS

Board of Directors (BoD)

Frode Bjørn Forland, ship owner

Frode Bjørn Forland,
Owner, Chairman of the Board (CoB) and CEO
Frode Bjørn Forland is the son of Mikkel and Ellen Forland, and after his mother passed away in January 2010, the sole owner of the Forland Group.
He has many years of experience working actively in the Ship Management Department
. Frode possess a degree as Master of Technical Engineering and Control Systems. 

Nils Olav Troland 
Nils Olav Troland, member of the board

Nils Olav Troland (born 1953), Master Mariner, is currently working as Operation Manager at DOF Management and has vast experience from the subsea shipping business in various positions, both onshore and offshore.
Nils Olav holds
board member positions in the following internal companies: Forland Subsea AS, E Forland AS, Frode Bjørn AS, Seisranger AS and Forland Shipping AS.

Leif Jarle Aase Photo LJA
Leif Jarle Aase, member of the board

Leif Jarle Aase ( born 1950) is currently working as a consultant connected to RSMI Hasner, Kjelstrup & Wiggen AS.

Leif has previously been partner in Deloitte for 25 years, and partner in RevisorGruppen Hordaland DA for 7 years.

Leif has experience from audit, tax, management consulting and financial transactions.