Sveinn Ingi Thorarinsson

Sveinn has only ever worked in the seafood and shipping industry. He started at a very early age to label fish boxes in his father’s fish processing plant and worked in his grandfather’s Cod Saltfish plant, drying fish, splitting Codfish, etc.

Started his fishing career at 17 years old on a freezer factory trawler called “Otto Wathne” from Seyðisfjörður, east Iceland and worked on several other smaller fishing trawlers, gillnetters, etc after that.

Moved to Newfoundland, Canada in 1995 and became a shipbroker with Norfar Agency Ltd., Harbour Grace, handling port agency for Icelandic, Danish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Russian fishing & cargo vessels.

He returned back to Iceland at the end of 1996 and has worked with Alasund Shipbrokers since then. Since then Sveinn has gathered experience with many shipping transactions, handling deliveries of ships, chartering of tugs, vessel valuations for many types of vessels.

Sveinn has a BSc degree in Business Law and a Masters degree in Law from Bifröst University, Iceland.

Languages spoken: Icelandic, English, German, Norwegian

Mobile phone: +354 897 9540

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