Frode graduated from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy in 1981. He also holds a Master of Nautical Science from the University of Trondheim (1986), and an Executive Master of Business Administration – Shipping and Logistic from Copenhagen Business School (2007).
Over the years Frode has held numerous top management positions in various companies and organizations in Norway and abroad, all within the maritime and offshore area. He built up the Navigation Section at the Navy’s Headquarter in Bergen (HNoMS Tordenskjold) from 1986 to 1992, training naval officers in Navigation and Bridge Resource Management. From 92-96 he worked with DnV Classification Society where he from 94 was responsible for Classification of Ships and Certification of Automation, Navigation and Integrated Bridge Systems, and heavily involved in standardization work in IMO, IHO and IEC.
In September 1997 Frode became the Director of the Norwegian Hydrographic Service (NHS). As Director of NHS he was responsible for the most extensive upgrading ever of the maritime geographic information infrastructure along the Norwegian coast. From 1997 to 2007 NHS combined internal production with an unprecedented outsourcing of production of paper charts, ENCs and surveying to private industry. Frode was the President of the XVIth International Hydrographic Conference in Monaco in 2002, and was Chariman of the IHO Strategic Planning Working Group (SPWG) from 2002-2007.
December 1, 2007 he became the Vice President of Marine Technologies LLC (MT), with the responsibility for Business Development. In January 2010 he moved to Singapore to build up the company’s business operations in Asia, MT-Marine Technologies Pte Ltd. In August 2010, he also became Sales Director for MT’s worldwide operations.
As of 1 November 2016 Sinor Marine Technologies Pte Ltd, a Singapore registered company of whom Frode is the Managing Director and main shareholder, took over the responsibility for all Sales, Service and Training in Asia and Oceania for Marine Technologies LLC.
Sahrin started off as a logistic personnel taking care of marine spares in early part of his career and move on to a technical role focusing on Navigation, Automation and Communication system. He has broad experience in installation, commissioning and servicing for a well-known German manufacturer. Over the years, Sahrin moved on to take on the responsibility on the sales of Marine system for the South East Asia market. At the same time he was responsible on the safety management system of the company and has it certified and maintained by local relevant body.
In July 2010, when Marine Technologies LLC started its business presence in Singapore to cover the whole of Asia & Oceania, Sahrin become one of the pioneers in being responsible on the Sales, Service and Spares of the company. MT grew into a renowned manufacturer in Asia and a comprehensive network was established around Asia to cover sales and services.
Sahrin has more than 14 years of experience in the marine/oil & gas industry and holds a Bachelor in Engineering with Honours – BEng (Hons).
Dexter graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2001. He also holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic in 1997.
Dexter has been in the Maritime and Offshore industry for more than 15years. He has different positions with various companies throughout the years started off with technical roles – technical services, technical design and system integration as well as project logistics management.
He holds a Regional Sales and Business Development role since 2004. In September 2010, he joined Marine Technologies (MT) as a Regional Sales Manager and he continue as a Director in Sinor Marine Technologies Pte Ltd which took over the responsibility for all Sales, Service and Training in Asia and Oceania for Marine Technologies LLC.
His knowledge covers Dynamic Positioning, Thruster Remote Control, Electrical Switchboard, Control and Automation, Marine Electronics (Navigation and Communication), Ship handling Simulator and Vessel Traffic Management Information System.
Sigve holds a Bachelor in Finance and Administration from Curtin University in Pert, Australia and University of Stavanger, Norway. After graduating in 2012 Sigve first worked for a renowned fashion brand retailer, Capone (representing Tiger amongst others), in Sales and Customer Support. Since 2013, Sigve has worked with Nor-marine in Shanghai as Business Development Manager. Representing 10 Norwegian renowned manufacturers of ship equipment, ranging from high end maritime electronics like Cargo Control and Monitoring Systems and Integrated Bridge Solutions and Dynamic Positioning Systems, to helideck fire fighting systems to Norsok rated davits, he has gained indebt knowledge about the Norwegian maritime industry and the offshore customer segments in particular. Even more significantly, he has gained invaluable knowledge and experience about the Chinese business traditions and how to build close relations between the Chinese and Norwegian business environments.
Sigve will continue serving both Nor-marine and Sinor Marine Technologies in the capacity as Business Development Manager, thereby enhancing the profile of both companies and our presence in the Chinese market in particular.