Appointment of Roine Ahlquist as CEO of Barber Ship Management

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Roine Ahlquist as CEO of Barber Ship Management.
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Barber Ship Management (Barber), a ship manager focused on the management of tankers owned by Wilhelmsen Ship Management and MPC Capital announces the appointment of Roine Ahlquist, effective from 1st Oct 2022. Roine’s appointment follows an extensive selection process that considered both internal and external candidates. He is based in Hamburg, Germany. 

With over 25 years of maritime experience, Roine held a variety of executive and senior leadership roles in shipping and real estate. Roine was the owner and founder of Telegrafholmen where he raised financing for investors entering the bulk and tanker market before this appointment.

Prior to this, Roine was the Managing Director of the investment manager Tufton Asset Management where he managed a team overseeing the commercial, technical and operational management of a mixed fleet portfolio of over 90 ships.

Earlier in his career, Roine worked in managerial positions globally in Asia, Europe and the US with Eastern Pacific Shipping and Zodiac Maritime.

Roine holds an MBA from London Business school (Strategy and Finance) and a Master’s license with sailing experience from Crude, product, Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax and cruise ships