About us


Atle Bergshaven, BA Honors Economic and Accounting from Newcastle University 1972.

Joined Ugland Group in 1972 held various positions including deputy CEO and advisory, board member till 1988.

Established Bergshav in 1988/89. Appointed chairman and CEO, a position held till date.

Board member in various national and international companies and organizations, i.e past chairman of DNV-GL, Intertanko Council member, North of England P&I Club, Norwegian Shipowners Association and Norwegian Hull Club executive board.


Ebbe Bergshaven, BA from Heriot-Watt University and MSc International Shipping from University of Plymouth.

Joined Bergshav full time in 2003 and have had various positions with the company before becoming Corporate manager, and has served as a board member of Bergshav Shipholding since 2012.


Trond Eilertsen, Cand. jur., University of Bergen 1983.

Worked with Wikborg Rein since 1984, Partner from 1990 and Chairman 2007- 2014. Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court 1997. Mr. Eilertsen has extensive litigation experience before Norwegian courts and in arbitration proceedings. He has had various directorships across the maritime industry including Chairman of the Executive Committee of Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd, and has served on the Bergshav Shipholding board since 2008.


Geir Bredo Larsen, MSc in Business.,NHH 1981.

Member of Bergshav Board of Directors since 2004. Since 2002 Mr. Bredo Larsen has worked mainly as a board member for companies in various business areas, mainly related to shipping and real estate. From 1986 to 2012, Mr Bredo Larsen worked as CFO and later CEO of Mosvold and Brøvig in Farsund.


Victor D. Norman, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972

Board member of Bergshav Shipholding from 1989. Professor of economics at NHH/Norwegian School of Economics since 1975 (headmaster from 1999 to 2001). Mr. Norman also served as a cabinet minister in the Norwegian government 2001-2004.


Espen W. Marcussen, Master of Science in Business from the Norwegian School of Business and Economics (NHH) 1993.

Background as an equity analyst and Head of equity research in Handelsbanken from 1996 to 2003. Managing Director in Handelsbanken Investment Banking 2003-2006. Managing Director and country head Nordea Investment Banking 2006-2013.

Deputy CEO in Bergshav Management 2015-16, including board member of several associated companies.