NYK Group Europe Ltd. has announced that current President and CEO, Svein Steimler, will retire effective on 31 March.
Steimler will continue to serve the company in an advisory capacity.
Carl-Johan Hagman will take over as the new President and CEO of NYK Group Europe Ltd.
“I am convinced that shipping companies with the highest quality, and with global reach, will continue to be global winners,” said Hagman.
“NYK is maybe the world’s most well reputed shipping company, and I am very happy to be welcomed as part of the team. I promise to do my best to contribute to the company’s continued success in its vital mission of helping cargo owners transition to sustainable, resilient and even more efficient supply chains.”
The NYK Group recently carried out trials of SpaceX’s satellite service, Starlink, on one of its ships.
Elon Musk’s company rolled out its satellite connectivity service to the maritime sector after receiving authorisation from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in July 2022.