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About Us

Fred. Olsen Ocean Ltd. was established in 1993 under the name of First Olsen Tankers Ltd. and then First Olsen Ltd. Since 2014, the company operates as Fred. Olsen Ocean Ltd. The company has its registered office in Hamilton, Bermuda with the operational headquarters in Oslo, Norway.

Fred. Olsen Ocean Ltd. is wholly owned by the Norwegian stock listed company Bonheur ASA.

The company’s main activities relate to a variety of operations, services and products in both on- and offshore wind and technical marine services.

Fred. Olsen Ocean is the parent of the below companies:



Our history

Fred. Olsen & Co. dates back to 1848 when the Olsen family first entered the ship owning business. The company has been a pioneer ever since and uniquely combines tradition with innovation. Over the years, companies related to the family have diversified into a variety of activities: from aviation to shipbuilding, oil and gas exploration and production, and latest within renewable energy.

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