Arctic Shipping

Our team

Odd Jacob Fritzner

Odd Jacob Fritzner

Head of Arctic Shipping

More than two decades of shipbroking experience, starting his career with P.F Bassøe Shipbrokers in 1997, followed in 2004 with Odin Marine in Connecticut, USA where he spent 5 years prior to returning to Norway and Pareto. He has also worked for  a year as Director of Sale and Purchase, Newbuildings and projects with Seatankers Management in Oslo. Has holds a Master of Business and Economics Degree from Norwegian Business School.

Arvid Nesse M Smil

Arvid Nesse jr.

More than 20 years shipbroking experience starting at R.S. Platou Shipbrokers followed by 10 years at RS Platou Asia in Singapore focusing on the Asian market. Arvid moved back to Norway in 2012 and continued his role as Senior Partner with RS Platou Group and thereafter Director in Clarksons Platou.

Julius Biermann 2

Julius W. Biermann

Over a decade of shipbroking experience starting as a shipbroker with RS Platou and later with Grieg Shipbrokers. Graduate of the University of Bergen with a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree, and one year LL.M degree in shipping law from the University of Cape Town.

Razaq Jadgal Nettside

Razaq Jadgal

Almost two decades of experience in shipping from shipowning and shipbroking starting his career in the Middle East. Started as a shipbroker with P.F. Bassøe focusing on tanker chartering before joining Lorentzen & Stemoco as sale and purchase broker, and later on with Pareto Shipping and RS Platou.

Jakob Kvalheim

Jakob Kvalheim

More than 20 years experience within the shipbroking scene and was formerly a partner of Lorentzen & Stemoco and Grieg Shipbrokers, always focusing within Sale and Purchase. Holds a Master of Science Degree in Shipping Trade and Finance from City University London.

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Nicolai Olsen

More than 20 years experience with shipbroking starting as a Sale and Purchase broker with RS Platou ASA and as Senior Partner and Director following the merger with Clarksons. Prior to joining Arctic Shipping A/S he was the Managing Partner of Lynx Maritime Partners A/S, a ship investment management company in Oslo. Nicolai studied Maritime Law and Shipping Operations at the University of Oslo and Solent University, respectively.

Martin Donner Haagaard 2

Martin Donner Haagaard

Martin joined Arctic Shipping on August 9th 2021. He graduated in 2021 from Cass Business School with an MSC in Shipping, Trade and Finance and has previously completed his bachelor degree at BI​.

Vetle Lindstad 2

Vetle Lindstad

Vetle joined Arctic Shipping February 1st 2022. He has experience from Gjensidige Pensjonsforsikring. Vetle graduated from BI Norwegian Business School with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) specializing in International Business.

Lars Hammerstad

Lars Hammerstad

Started his career at Lorentzen & Stemoco in 1999, before moving to Asia in 2003 where he worked as a S&P/newbuilding broker in Shanghai and Bangkok for the following 6 years with L&S, Fearnleys and RS Platou. Returned to Oslo in 2009 where he joined Pareto Shipping, later renamed BRS Oslo AS. Main focus is to follow up shipyards in Asia. Holds an M.Sc. from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and is a Maritime Engineer from University College of Southeast Norway.

Anders Mortensen 2

Anders Mortensen

Anders joined Arctic Shipping in January 2023 after 3 years as a Sale and Purchase broker in Lorentzen & Stemoco. He has previously worked in the French container carrier CMA CGM in Oslo and Marseille. Holds a MSc in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School (CBS).

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Ole Henrik Låhne

Ole Henrik joined Arctic Shipping in January 2024. He has more than 15 years of shipbroking experience from Pareto Dry Cargo and Fearnleys, mainly focusing on the dry cargo market, initially as a spot broker and later shifting his focus to project business and sale and purchase. Ole Henrik holds a Business Degree from BI Norwegian Business School.

Hiroyuki Ueda

Hiroyuki C. Ueda

Arctic Shipping, Tokyo

Joined Arctic Shipping Japan in January 2023, after having worked for the Mitsubishi Group since 2004 in various departments including MC Trading, Mitsubishi Corporation and MC Shipping. Prior to that he has experience from Sumitomo Bank and Pacific International Associates. Has a Bachelor of Arts in Commerce from Waseda University in Tokyo.


Fabian Harmstorf

Arctic Shipping, Hamburg

Fabian joined Arctic Shipping in August 2023 with 17 years of experience as a S&P broker. He began his career in 2005 with Simpson Spence Young (SSY) in London working Middle Eastern and Indian markets. In 2007 he was appointed to the SSY New York office with a focus on drybulk markets. In 2016 he moved to Hamburg and joined Barry Rogliano Salles (BRS), becoming a Partner in 2019. Fabian is a graduate of Cass Business School with a MSc in Shipping Trade and Finance.


Niclas Karan

Arctic Shipping, Hamburg

Niclas joined Arctic Shipping in July 2023. He has over one decade of experience in shipbroking and shipowning. Having started his career at Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG, where he joined the S&P Team in 2016. After a brief move to Arrow Shipbroking in 2018, Niclas moved back to Hamburg and was in charge of the dry bulk S&P the past 5 years at Peter Döhle for in-house and competitive business.

Synove Jahren 2

Synøve E. Jahren

Over 30 years of experience within administration in shipping from shipowning and shipbroking. Worked as secretary for almost 20 years for RS Platou sale and purchase department. Office operations.