NACC would like to thank the outgoing President, Blaine Collins, (right) for his excellent leadership of this organization for the past three years. NACC welcome the newly elected President, Ole Christian Schroder, and wish him great success! Read Mr. Schroder’s bio below.
Mr. Ole Christian Schroder General Manager, Environmental Compliance
Mr. Ole Christian Schroder joined the management team of TORM after their acquisition of OMI Corporation back in 2007. At that time Mr. Schroder reported to the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of OMI Corporation for a period of four years. As General Manager of Torm’s Environmental Compliance, Mr. Schroder is responsible for implementing TORM’s comprehensive, aggressive and strategic compliance program while overseeing and enforcing environmental compliance, performance and regulatory issues pertaining to its fleet of 65 tanker vessels trading worldwide. Mr. Schroder is based in TORM’s US office in Stamford, CT.
Previously, Mr. Schroder was the co-founder, principal and partner of the international maritime consulting group, Hudson Marine Management Services specializing in crisis management, safety, emergency response and maritime security. Originally from Oslo Norway, Mr. Schroder has over 29 years of international shipping expertise. His earliest shipping experience dates back to his long family history in ship owning, crewing and ship management, at OSCO Shipping, of Oslo, Norway.
In addition to being on the Board of NACC since 1999, head of the Program Committee since 2011 and now the President of NACC, Mr. Schroder is also on the Board of Directors of North American Marine Environmental Protection Association, and has worked closely with Intertanko’s Environmental Committee since 1997.