Farstad Shipping ASA

Farstad Shipping ASA is a public Norwegian company owning and
operating offshore support vessels.
The company’s head office is in Aalesund and the shares are listed on the
Oslo Stock Exchange.


farstad Farstad Shipping is a leading supply shipping company within our defined segment of larger and more advanced offshore supply vessels. We are a value-driven company with focus on safety, quality and efficiency in our services.

Our values:
– Safety Conscious
– Value Productive
– Reliable
– Inclusive
– Visible & Transparent

Our values express the attitudes and the culture which Farstad Shipping’s employees stand for. Our values provide clear guidelines for the priorities on which the company’s development is based. They also provide important guidelines for how our employees shall perform their duties and for how we provide our services to our customers.

In order to reach our goal to be a leading supply vessel company, we depend on having competent and knowledgeable people to run our business safely and efficiently. A modern and competitive fleet is a prerequisite for this.

Farstad Shipping has a fleet consisting of 62 vessels. As part of our fleet renewal we have two newbuilds for delivery in 2015. The value-weighted average age of the fleet of approx. 6 years.

During the past 25 years, we have invested in and contracted vessels worth approximately NOK 22.5 billion. Contracting of new tonnage is based on our customers’ requirements together with our own requirements for a safer and more efficient operation.

The people of Farstad Shipping are our most important resource. Competent and dedicated people at all levels of the organization are the secret behind our success and the continuing improvement of the quality of our services. Safety and the development of our employees’ skills form the basis of all our operations and activities.

farstadFarstad Shipping has nearly 40 years’ experience in operating offshore service vessels. Combined with close collaboration with suppliers in the maritime cluster, we have been proactive in the development of safer and more efficient ways of performing the jobs. This commitment has built Farstad into one of the leading players in our

Farstad Shipping is, and shall be a preferred employer, and this is to be achieved through focus on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), competence development, welfare efforts as well as the opportunity to acquire comprehensive experience. We need people with a variety of theoretical and practical backgrounds to our
vessels and offices around the world. Operating offshore vessels requires a considerable effort by people with various backgrounds and training.

Farstad Shipping invites you to create your career with us, within several alternative disciplines. You stake out your own course, and we help you advance and offer you an exciting workplace with a secure future where you are valued, followed up and invested in.



Farstad Shipping ASA
Notenesgt. 14, P.O. Box 1301, Sentrum, NO-6001 Aalesund
+47 7011 7500
+47 7011 7501