The Grieg Star HQ is in Grieg Gaarden (image) in Bergen, Norway, at the seafront opposite the UNESCO listed Bryggen seafront. In addition to Bergen, we have an office in Manila.
Grieg Star AS
P.O.Box 781 Sentrum
N-5807 Bergen, Norway
Media contact and news
Phone: +47 920 85 926
Retrofitting deep-sea ships to ammonia is feasible but challenging
A cross-company, cross-discipline group of industry experts conclude that deep-sea shipping can transform to ammonia as fuel. But there are several difficult hurdles to overcome.
Grieg vessels honoured for Amver participation
In 2021, ships in the Amver system helped rescue 224 lives. The US Coast Guard honoured 22 of Grieg’s vessels with the Amver Award earlier this month.
Agreement on rights for pregnant seafarers
The possibility to start a family and keep your career is vital for gender equality. Rights for pregnant seafarers are finally a part of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
We join Bimco to reduce single-use plastics in shipping
Together with a group of leading shipping companies, Grieg Star joins Bimco to help reduce single-use plastics in the industry.
Piloting trans-Atlantic voyage fuelled by green ammonium
An industry partnership led by Grieg Maritime Group and initiated by the Green Shipping Program has started a pilot to retrofit an Open Hatch vessel to run on green ammonia.
Torleif Frimannslund new VP Technology and Decarbonisation
On the 3rd of January, Torleif Frimannslund joined Grieg Star taking over the project department as our new VP of Technology and Decarbonisation.
Do you want to change ship management?
We are in the middle of transforming our business and are hiring both experienced and new talent to help us reach our goals. Maybe one of our open positions fit you?
Grieg vessels will only unload plastic waste in countries with high-level waste management.
In 2020, we banned 90% of all single-use plastic onboard our ships. This year, we’ll demand high-quality on-land handling of the rest-waste.
Grieg Star signs declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change
With the pandemic still very much hurting seafarer wellbeing, Grieg Star promises to continue to fight for proper treatment of our colleagues. Last week we signed the Neptune declaration.
Grieg Star Group changes name
After two years of incremental changes, Grieg Star Group adopts a name to mirror the development. From the 1st of January, the group is called “Grieg Maritime Group”.
Grieg and Wärtsilä to build groundbreaking green ammonia tanker
With government support worth 46,3 million NOK, a Norwegian partnership aims to build the world’s first green ammonia fueled tanker – to ship green ammonia.
Countries of the world: give seafarers the gift of recognising them
Tuesday, an animous UN General Assembly voted to support the request that all countries define seafarers as key workers. Now we need words to turn into action.
Grieg Star dedicate team for sustainable innovations
Grieg Star has set up a separate company, Grieg Edge, to drive innovations within sustainable maritime services.
Hege Leirfall Ingebrigtsen new CHRO in Grieg Star
Grieg Star Groups adds strong organisational development competency in hiring Hege Leirfall Ingebrigtsen as our new CHRO.
Atle Sommer new Head of Ship Management in Grieg Star
Atle Sommer will take the reins in the Ship Management unit of Grieg Star come 2021. He will join the company this week for a transition period.
Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet
Our CEO, Matt Duke, is a passionate scuba diver. And what he sees under the surface gives cause for concern and an urgency to be part of the solution.
Seafarers are key workers
We urge all governments to start treating seafarers with the respect and dignity they deserve.
Entering research cluster on autonomous ships
Grieg Star and G2 Ocean join forces with other partners to research the feasibility of safe autonomous deep-sea ships.
A feast for the eyes
We all have to eat. But few of us eat like those having their food prepared by Chief Cook Edmar Taguinod at Star Laguna.
A sweet alternative to single-use plastic
Grieg Star vessels will no longer have drinking water on single-use plastic bottles. The replacement is multi-use bottles made from sugarcane.
The world needs to let seafarers travel – even during the pandemic
The fear of Covid-19 has made crew changes all but impossible. That is a risk to the worldwide supply of vital goods, and a threat to seafarers and their families.
On the Covid-19 pandemic
The CoVid-19 pandemic challenges our operations, but thanks to modern digital systems, an agile organisation and highly professional seafarers, Grieg Star operations continue close to normal.
Meet our first female top officer
Laarni B. Espinosa is our first female top-level officer. We count on her to be the first of many.