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Historic Highlights

  • 1978
    Built 4 push barges and tug for log carrying service in Norway.
  • 1981
    Acquires main shareholding of passenger ship operation in Norway.
  • 1982
    Container feeder service North Europe.
  • 1983
    Offshore support vessels, seabed mapping in Red Sea.
  • 1984
    Offshore support vessels, pipeline inspection offshore Brazil.
  • 1985
    Established passenger ferry service, Gibraltar to Morocco.
  • 1986
    Established shipbroking service out of Norway.
  • 1987
    Gibline Ltd nominated Gibraltar national passenger carrier.
  • 1991
    Established S/P shipbroking operation in Bangkok targeting Asian shipping.
  • 1992
    Established West Africa container feeder service out of Duala, Cameroon.
  • 1995
    Joint venture with Atlantic Seaboard Industries Inc, Canada for developing; new building and global installation of energy projects, – floating barge mounted power plants.
  • 1997
    Appointed operator of container ship (1000TEU); for liner service Europe-Australia.
  • 2001
    Sold out last ships owned.
  • 2002
    Co-founding offshore seismic survey company Scan Geophysical ASA.
  • 2004
    Ordered and took delivery from Ganz Danubius Shipyard Co., Ltd., Hungary 1,300 dwt. self-propelled split hopper barge for resale to Norwegian Coastal Directorate.
  • 2005
    Instrumented restructuring of oil tanker company GNMTC, Libya.
    Co-founding oil exploration & production company Bridge Energy ASA & Bridge Energy PLC.
  • 2007
    Established and co-founded public listed marine seismic company MultiClient Geophysical ASA with offices in Norway and Singapore.
    Established teak tree plantation in Sri Lanka.
  • 2008
    Brokering series of 20,000 dwt newbuilding heavy-lift ships with shipyards in P.R. China for Singapore owners.
  • 2010
    Shipbroking operation terminated and transferred to ex-employees.
    Investments and real estate development became main operation.