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Norships is an independent third-party Marine Consultancy and Survey Organization. The Company is majority-owned by Sjøtransport AS, founded as Lekterkompaniet in Kristiansand, Norway in 1916.  We are proud of our roots and proven track record in delivering sustainable seatrade solutions to our clients for more than 100 years.

​Norships experienced staff includes Master Mariners and Marine Engineers. Our outstanding team, our practical knowledge and our business-oriented focus ensure a solution fully aligned with all customer needs within our segments. ​

We perform our services according to quality standard ISO 9001:2015.


Our history is more than 100 years
Marine Warranty Survey - 20 years
Lost time incidents - 0


Norships provide consultancy services for the maritime, offshore and aquaculture industries, including engineering, consulting and survey. We are an authorized third party between manufacturer, insurance company, financial institution and buyer with our main focus on loss prevention activities. Our employees have experience from the maritime, oil and gas industries.

Capt. Tor Frithjof Boije

CEO / Principal Surveyor


Our values

We care for our customers and each other.

We perform our duties with honesty, dedication and respect for confidentiality.

 We are committed to promoting a healthy and safe work environment for our customers and employees.

Our vision

To be the partner of choice for the marine, offshore and energy sectors by offering the best service and quality.

Our purpose

To understand and consistently meet customer requirements providing services to the marine, offshore and energy industries.


Our broad experience and our multi-skilled teams are highly valued as a trusted partner by clients from almost every sector of the maritime industry. These include P&I clubs, H&M clubs, marine and energy insurers, energy companies, ship owners and charterers, lawyers and government bodies.

Our Principal Surveyors have multiple times attended as expert witness in Norwegian court represented clients in marine accident investigation.

We develop long-standing relationships with our clients, who appreciate our professionalism, consistency, and above all our ability to respond swiftly to all urgent incidents.

On customer request, Norships act as Owners Representative in connection with FAT test of equipment, purchasing and sale of cargo, vessel and barges.

Norships Surveyors has been acting as MWS on behalf of underwriters, their assureds especially within the shipping, oil and gas services segments in Norway, the assured’s contractors, and for self-insured clients for over two decades. These services remain a core business for Norships today. Our MWS clients can therefore be assured of receiving a high quality, tried and tested service for any MWS contract they place with us.