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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Andreas Ugland and Jacob Stolt-Nielsen receive honorary doctorates

The J B Lacson Maritime University conferred Doctor of Science degrees, honoris causa, on Andreas Ugland and Jacob Stolt-Nielsen at a ceremony at Iloilo City, Philippines, last week.



The award recognised their outstanding contributions to the maritime profession, the world-wide shipping community and to Filipino-Norwegian relations.


The degrees were presented by Dr Mary Lou Arcelo, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the J B Lacson Foundation Maritime University, with Andreas Ove Ugland and Knut Axel Ugland supporting Andreas Ugland and Niels Greger Stolt-Nielsen supporting Jacob Stolt Nielsen.



Among the many invited guests were the Norwegian Ambassador to the Philippines, Staale Torstein Risa; former President of Ugland Management Company and former Chairman of Ugland International Holding, Tellef Høgevold; and INTERTANKO Managing Director, Dr Peter Swift.


INTERTANKO congratulates both of these luminaries for this richly deserved recognition of their lifelong devotion to the advancement of shipping.


Contact: Peter Swift