Board of Directors

Fridtjof C. Eitzen (1986)
Chairman of the Board

Fridtjof C. Eitzen is the fifth-generation shipowner in Camillo Eitzen & Co, founded in 1883. He has previously held technical positions in DNV GL and GOLAR LNG.

He has a MSc from Norwegian University of Science and Technology and is currently pursuing an MBA in Finance at NHH.

Axel C. Eitzen (1954)
Board member

Axel C. Eitzen is currently CEO of Christiania Shipping. Axel is the fourth Generation shipowner in Camillo Eitzen & Co, founded in 1883.  He was the majority owner, CEO and Chairman in the Eitzen Group companies;  Eitzen Chemical ASA, Eitzen Bulk A/S, Eitzen Gas A/S and Eitzen Maritime Services ASA. Axel has served as Chairman of Assuranceforeningen GARD, and board member in Det norske Veritas ( DnV GL) and the Norwegian Shipowners Association. He holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich, and a degree in economics. Axel Eitzen is a Norwegian citizen and is presently residing in Copenhagen.


Axel S. Lorentzen (1952)
Board member

Axel S. Lorentzen has 40 years experience in shipping both on the owning and brokering side. He held senior or executive positions with Lorentzen & Stemoco AS from 1981 and is currently the Chairman of the Board at NorthCape.

Mr. Stove Lorentzen was a member of the Executive Committee of BIMCO from 2001-2004, the Vice President from 2005 to 2006, as well as a board member of Nordic American Tankers Shipping Ltd. listed in New York, from 1995-2001.

He graduated with a degree from University of Innsbruck in 1978.


Snorre S. Krogstad (1967)
Board member

Snorre S. Krogstad has held various shipping- and banking related positions since 1991. Mr. Krogstad is currently CFO at Norwegian Car Carriers (NOCC) after joining the company in 2017. Mr. Krogstad was previously CFO at AWILCO LNG and Camillo Eitzen & Co ASA.

He has a BSc in Business Administration from University of Vermont, USA.