Today, Fred. Olsen Ocean holds majority share of Global Wind Service
Fred. Olsen Ocean is part of is a Norwegian family-owned conglomerate with a long and proud shipping heritage. Today, the family puts great focus to renewables and invests in a sustainable future.
The origins of Fred. Olsen & Co. date back to 1848 when the Fred. Olsen family first entered the ship owning business. Over the years, companies related to the family have diversified into other activities, from aviation to shipbuilding, oil and gas exploration and development services, and have today wide international interests. The Fred. Olsen related interests comprise both private and publicly quoted companies.
The public interests are centred around the two quoted Norwegian shipping companies Ganger Rolf ASA and Bonheur ASA, established in the 1890ies. The two companies co-operate closely on a 50/50 basis. Mr. Fred. Olsen is currently chairman of the two shipping companies and his daughter Anette S. Olsen is the Managing Director of same. The firm Fred. Olsen & Co., which is owned by Anette S. Olsen, provides administrative services to Ganger Rolf and Bonheur.