About us

We enable a greener future

We enable a greener future

Edda Wind provides service operation vessels and high-quality service to the global offshore wind industry, enabling our clients to generate renewable energy to meet the worlds growing energy needs.

The only pure-play operators in the offshore wind industry

 

By combining innovative technical solutions and years of maritime experience, we enable our clients to successfully accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Edda Wind focuses on minimizing our carbon footprint when designing vessels. All our newbuilds are prepared for zero-emission technology. We deliver all aspects to the operation and crewing of the vessel in a safe, predictable, and sustainable way.  Working actively with both clients and yards, we drive development to continuously be able to deliver the features of tomorrow – today.

Combined, our main owners, Østensjø and Wilhelmsen, have more than 200 years of offshore and maritime experience. We draw on Østensjø’s experience in operating advanced offshore service vessels, incl. gangway transfers combined with Wilhelmsen’s significant presence across the maritime value chain to create a company with a unique potential in a fast-growing market.

Being an early mover when it comes to delivering purpose-built vessels for offshore wind farm operations, Edda Wind has already gained a solid track record of excellence in the offshore wind industry.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors has extensive experience within the industry, holding several board positions

Håvard Framnes

Håvard Framnes

Chairman of the Board

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Johannes Østensjø

Johannes Østensjø

Board member

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Jan Eyvin Wang

Jan Eyvin Wang

Board member

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Geir Flæsen

Geir Flæsen

Board member

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Management Team

Management with significant experience from the offshore and shipping industry

Kenneth Walland

Kenneth Walland

Chief Executive Officer

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Tom Johan Austrheim

Tom Johan Austrheim

Chief Financial Officer

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Håkon L. Vevang

Håkon L. Vevang

Chief Commercial Officer

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New company – solid track-record in maritime operations

 

The concept of Edda Wind was first realized in Haugesund by the Østensjø Group in 2015. Østensjø is a reputable maritime services group with strong positions within offshore, accommodation and towage established by Johannes Østensjø in 1974. The group is headquartered in Haugesund, Norway, with presence in the UK and Malta.

Five years after the birth of Edda Wind, the Wilhelmsen Group became a partner in the company. Wilhelmsen is a global maritime industry group providing first class products and services internationally. It was founded in 1861 by Wilhelm Wilhelmsen and is headquartered in Lysaker, Norway, from which it operates the largest maritime network on the planet with over 2,200 locations worldwide and thousands of employees in more than 70 countries.

Technology

Edda Wind is creating the next generation of offshore wind service vessels. We are working closely with partners to develop new technologies to reduce emissions without compromising operational capabilities or cost competitiveness. All new built vessels are prepared for zero-emission utilizing liquid organic hydrogen carrier as an energy source.

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HSEQ – Never compromise on safety

Health

All employees on board undergo a strict health examination by a certified medical examiner before commencing work on board our vessels. Once on board, our personnel are trained to keep a high standard of food and hygiene at all times. All vessels are equipped with exercise equipment on board for the crew’s disposal.

Safety

We work hard to create a safe working environment with no personal injuries, environmental- or property damage. Safety is a cornerstone of good seamanship and is something we never compromise on. The philosophy is continuous improvement.

Security

Personnel on board and in the office are trained and certified to ensure a secure operation for all vessels in all waters. We carry out scheduled drills and stay updated on latest security threats at all times.

Environment

We invest heavily in research and development to ensure the most environmentally friendly fleet with the most fuel-efficient technology. Masters aim to sail at an optimal speed to ensure clients’ needs are met in the most cost-effective and fuel-efficient manner.

Quality / Certifications

Edda Wind is certified through Østensjø Rederi.

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