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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Svein Ringbakken leaves for the Norwegian Shipowners Mutual War Risk Association

Svein Ringbakken, INTERTANKO’s Deputy Managing Director and General Counsel, has accepted an offer to join DNK – The Norwegian Shipowners Mutual War Risk Association – as director of insurance. The appointment comes as DNK is in the process of reviewing its activities and seeking opportunities to broaden its product range.

Svein has worked for INTERTANKO since 1991 and has been in charge of the Legal and Documentary Section, including matters concerning insurance, international maritime law, pollution liability and government relations. Stationed in WashingtonDC between 1999 and 2001, Svein was responsible for all US activities and has since his return to the Oslo office been instrumental in the establishment of INTERTANKO’s European Reference Group. Svein is looking forward to joining DNK in a time he describes as exciting and interesting for the Association.

In a message to staff, Managing Director Peter M. Swift wished Svein every success in his new position and expressed sincere gratitude for his tremendous contribution to INTERTANKO over many years.