OSO-MARITIM IS ONE OF
OLDEST SHIP BROKER COMPANY,
ESTABLISHED BY ODD SIGVALD OLSEN IN 1971
OSO Maritim AS is one of Northern Norway's oldest shipbroker company, established by Odd Sigvald Olsen in 1971. With his knowledge and contact network in several companies, in both corporate management, financial advice and from several major board positions, as well as his education as Dispasjør and Sjøkaptein. With trade and shipping as its special area, the founding of a Skipsmeglerfirma was a natural continuation and establishment. The Olsen family started trading with fish in the year 1880, with its own vessels and crew. Odd Sigvald ran and led the company until his son Johan S. Olsen took over the day-to-day operations in 1991. Johan has a degree as engineer/marine engineer with additional and special expertise in transport economics and with particular responsibility for the company's activities in the field of fishing and offshore brokerage.
After Johan took over the management, Odd Sigvald continued as an employee in the company until his passing in Febr. 2017. With a team working on shipbuilding, ship operations, language and culture, and our cooperation with the leading law firms in maritime and maritime insurance in Norway, we are sure to assist you with relevant questions and services.
OSO Maritim AS, is the Norwegian Seafood Council, an approved exporter of fish and fish products. This involves brokering of fish from vessel to land facility where we can be a close partner between buyer and seller, both nationally and internationally.
Om OSO- MARITIM AS
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JOHAN S. OLSEN
The Owner and Manager of OSO Maritim is Johan S. Olsen, who has more than 30 years of experience as a shipbroker. He is a graduate engineer/maritime engineer and transport economist. Johan is responsible for OSO's activities in the field of fishing boat brokerage. He is also heavily involved in our offshore segment. Johan performs brokerage assistance in buying and selling fishing boats and newbuildings.
Furthermore: commercial financing, company formation, acquisition licenses, purchase contracts, maritime law and maritime insurance.
More than 11 years in class society Bureau Veritas as a certified Marine Surveyor and System Auditor within ISM, ISPS, MLC and ISO.
Production Manager and Managing Director for several years at shipyards and mechanical workshops, as well as several years as Technical Manager and Superintendent in shipping companies and operating companies.
Holds positions as repairman and engineer aboard various types of vessels, for more than 6 years.
Technical and Safety Manager
(English, Spanish, Norwegian, Russian)
Anna has a background in civil engineering within hydraulic specialisation from the Polytechnic University of Saint Petersburg in Russia. Part of her MSc thesis was written at the UNIS University in Svalbard. It concerns oil spills in the Barents Sea and methods to recover. For some years she was living in Spain, where she continued her studies focusing on graphic and web design as well as multimedia, and working in these fields.
She speaks Spanish, English, Norwegian and Russian. More recently she has been working as system engineer consultant for the SMILE project (Small Innovative Launcher for Europe) at Andøya Space Center in Norway.
Her ability to communicate in different languages, technical background and creativity strengthens our firm to the possibility for the wide opened business opportunities.