Introducing Risør Shipping

We are thrilled to introduce Risør Shipping, a dynamic shipping company based in Risør, Norway. Founded by two finance professionals, Thomas W. N. Christensen and Martin S. Hauge, Risør Shipping is set to join the general cargo shipping industry in Europe and Northern Africa.

Thomas brings with him a wealth of experience in managing companies and spearheading successful mergers and acquisitions, while Martin’s background as an early investor in one of the world’s largest tech startups has given him valuable insights into innovation and business development. At Risør Shipping, we take pride in our roots. Hailing from the small town of Risør in southern Norway with rich shipping traditions, we are committed to upholding the legacy of maritime excellence. Our primary objective is to provide reliable and efficient general cargo shipping services, across Europe and Northern Africa.

Central to our operations is our well-maintained and versatile bulk vessel, the M/V Risør Helene. Constructed in 2004 at Kyokuyo Shipyard Corp. in Japan, our vessel boasts impressive specifications and capabilities. With a length overall (L.O.A) of 136.43 meters and a breadth of 21.20 meters, it has a summer maximum draft of 8.33 meters. The vessel’s gross tonnage stands at 8,938 r.t, with a summer deadweight of 13,988 metric tons. It is classified by RINA and powered by a robust Wartsila 6L38B main engine, providing a propulsion power of 4,350 kW. Our vessel is well-equipped to handle a wide range of general cargo, making it a reliable partner for shippers across various industries.

Whether transporting raw materials, manufactured goods, or specialised cargo, Risør Shipping is committed to delivering your cargo safely and efficiently to its destination. In addition to our vessel’s capabilities, Risør Shipping has partnered with an experienced and reputable ship operator to ensure seamless operations. This partnership enables us to provide top-notch services tailored to meet our customers’ unique requirements.

We understand that every cargo is different, and we strive to offer customised solutions that suit your specific needs. Get in touch with Risør Shipping for all your general cargo shipping needs. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you, providing timely information, competitive quotes, and professional support throughout the shipping process. Join us in this exciting new chapter as we embark on a journey to connect businesses, foster growth, and contribute to the thriving shipping industry. At Risør Shipping, we are dedicated to delivering excellence, reliability, and superior service.

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