Tor Øyvind Ask
- Tor Øyvind Ask
Tor Øyvind Ask
Mr. Ask started his deep-sea carrier in 1978, and have 24 years hands on experience in Technical/Maritime vessel operation.
He has a M.Sc. in Shipping and Ship Engines and a Ph.D. in Gas Engines from the Norwegian Technical University. His scientific work experience includes working with gas/diesel engine development from at Marintek (The Norwegian Maritime Research Institute), where the main customers were: Wartsila, Rolls Royce and Volvo.
Since 1998, Mr Ask has been working in various positions heading the Technical, Maritime and New Building Programme in various shipping companies
His current position is Fleet Director at Solvang ASA, which has had an on-going newbuilding program since Mr Ask took the position in 2006.
Mr Ask has been a driving force for several environmental installations on-board the new buildings such as EGR, Scrubber Mewis Duct, etc.
This work resulted in that “Clipper Quito” (84K); was awarded the “Significant Vessel” in 2013 by the Royal Institute of Naval architects’. Clipper Quito ECO LPG carriers.
In 2019, Solvang will take delivery of Four; 21K Eco Ethylene and one 80K LPG carriers with LP-EGR developed by Solvang ASA. This to meet the “TIR III” requirements and to be compliant with the 2020 Sulphur Regulations.
Mr Ask is a Board member of; CIMAC Norway since 2013, Member of DNV GL Environmental Committee and DNVGL Nordic Committee for Safety at Sea, active participation in the research program Smart Maritime and NSA Environmental and Climate committee.