Senior Shipping Industry Advisor
Morten Arntzen currently serves as Senior Shipping Industry Advisor for Macquarie Bank, assisting the bank build a world class shipping finance business. He is also the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Team Tankers International Ltd, a major operator of chemical tankers; and serves on the Board of Directors of TBS Ocean Logistics, a dry bulk shipping company.
He has been involved in the global shipping industry continuously since 1979 in a variety of capacities: credit analyst, banker, underwriter, advisor, investor, board member, CEO and Chairman of the Board. He has worked for or with companies all over the globe, thru several shipping cycles and in all the major shipping segments (tankers, dry bulk, container, cruise, offshore, and gas carriers) He successfully built and reshaped several businesses during his banking and management career. He has served on the Board of Directors of a number of companies and institutions, including Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Chiquita Brands International, Essar Shipping, IM Skaugen, TBS Shipping and is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Maritime Academy and the Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk. Mr. Arntzen received a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University and a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University.