J. J. Ugland

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J. J. Ugland Holding AS
Private
IndustryShipping
Founded1930
HeadquartersGrimstad, Norway
Area served
Global
RevenueIncrease NOK 1,190 million (2006)
NOK 455 million (2006)
NOK 326 million (2006)
OwnerKnut N Tønnevold Ugland and Ellen Ugland
Number of employees
698 (2007)
Websitewww.jjuc.no

The J. J. Ugland Companies is a group of shipping companies based in Grimstad, Norway.

The company was first established as Uglands Rederi in 1930 by ship owner Johan Milmar Ugland who died in 1960. His sons Johan Jørgen Ugland and Andreas Kjell Lund Ugland subsequently assumed control of the company.[1] [2]

The group operates a fleet of supramax dry cargo vessels, handysize bulk carriers, shuttle tankers, barges, heavy weight crane vessels and tug boats. The company also owns the EPC facility, A.S Nymo. Shipping is performed by the subsidiaries A/S Uglands Rederi and Ugland Shipping AS, while bulk shipping is performed by Ugland Bulk Transport A/S. Operation of the barges is performed by the Stavanger-based Ugland Construction AS. Technical management is performed by Ugland Marine Services AS.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Audun Grimstad. "Uglands Rederi". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  2. ^ Reginald Norby. "Andreas Ugland". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved August 1, 2017.