top of page

The Ocean Ventus founders and management have a long history in developing cutting edge technology for the offshore industry, as well as broad shipping, logistics and fabrication experience.

Special design Cargo Transfer Vessel (CTV).

JJ Barge.webp

Versatile barge fleet including semi-submersible units.

CeFront 2.jpg

Cylindrical FPSOs, Drilling units and Accommodation units.


Self-propelled heavy-lift crane vessel.

CeFront 3.jpg

Disconnectable turret buoy

AS Nymo.jpg

A modern EPC yard, providing a wide range of services to the oil & gas process industry.

Anchor 1

Ingvar Apeland


  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Ingvar has 25 years of experience from Nymo, MacGregor, NOV, ELTEK and Power-One Energy Solutions, and has solid management experience from electrical and mechanical industries and offshore. He has a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.


 Audun Arnesen Nyhus

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon


Audun has 15 years of experience with design of floating structures from Cefront, Moss Maritime and Sevan Marine for numerous projects and different vessel types. He has a M.Sc. degree in Marine Structures from NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.


Reidar A. Tønnessen

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Construction Manager

Reidar has been working at AS NYMO for more than 35 years in several management positions, and has solid experience from fabrication, logistics, marine operations and project management. He is an engineer from Grimstad Technical College.

Anchor 2

Lars Ødeskaug

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Director & Advisor

Lars has more than 40 years of international experience from several technology companies in the oil & gas, LNG and renewables industries. He worked 9 years in Houston, TX, USA and has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

HR - AR2019.png

Halvor Ribe

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon


Halvor has for the last 22 years been in the shipping division of the JJ Ugland Companies (JJUC), where he is Executive Vice President. Prior to joining JJUC he worked as financial director in Elkem M&C Division, Olav Thon Gruppen and Midland Montagu bank.  He is deputy chair of Nymo and board member of Gard P&I. He has his education from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

DSC_0015 1008051019.jpg

Arne Smedal


Arne is a serial entrepreneur who has founded several companies in the oil & gas industry, including Cefront Technology, Sevan Marine, Navis, Advanced Production and Loading (APL) and Marine Consulting Group (MCG). He has received numerous international prizes and awards for technology development and commercialization in the oil & gas industry. Arne is a Naval Architect from NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.


Øyvind R. Boye


Øyvind has more than 40 years experience from the oil & gas engineering and construction industries. He has been with the Ugland Group since 1988, and has been Managing Director of AS Nymo since 2010. Prior to that he was Technical Manager and Control Manager at Nymo. He has degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology  from the University in Agder (UiA), Grimstad, Norway.


Anchor 3
bottom of page