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"New dangers lurk around every corner"

2019 surprised some of the industry's most experienced experts. But the year also proved that the shipping industry is capable of responding, says Maritime & Merchant CEO, Halvor Sveen, in an interview with ShippingWatch. However, the bank is staying clear of one segment.

Norwegian shipping bank doubles its portfolio in strong year

Shipping bank Maritime & Merchant has experienced strong growth in 2018, when the bank's portfolio at the end of the third quarter had climbed to a little over USD 200 million. More growth and an IPO are key objectives in the coming year, CEO Halvor Sveen tells ShippingWatch.

Norwegian shipping bank takes next step towards IPO

The shipping bank Maritime & Merchant, which has a number of prominent people in its ownership, has taken another step towards the expected IPO next year. It is now possible to trade the bank's stock on NOTC in Oslo.

New Norwegian shipping bank expects another capital increase

CEO Halvor Sveen expects that the recently launched shipping bank Maritime & Merchant will soon need additional capital in order to service the towering demand for credit services in the shipping sector. "It's been a busy year, " he tells ShippingWatch.

Maritime & Merchant in talks to enter new markets

Six months after the launch of Maritime & Merchant, the Norwegian shipping bank is now in talks with carriers and investors beyond its home market, CEO Halvor Sveen tells ShippingWatch. Small and medium-sized carriers in particular are showing interest.

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