Personnel

The Stena Teknik team currently have 23 employees based at the head office in Gothenburg

We offer cutting edge competence in relation to newbuilding & projects, sustainability and procurement & data.

We are supporting on-site inspection teams that supervise and monitor the construction of our ships at the shipyards. Currently, we have site offices in China and South Korea.

Technical Director

Ron Gerlach

Dipl.-Ing., Naval Architect
Technical Director

Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Newbuilding Supervision
  • Naval Architecture

Background

Technical Director since 2021. Held various positions within the Stena Sphere since 2002.

Trade Director Germany, Stena Line GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, 2015 – 2021

Director of Ship Management, Northern Marine Ferries, Glasgow, 2013 – 2015

Project Services Manager, Tritec Marine Ltd., Glasgow, 2010 – 2013

Construction Manager, Stena RoRo, South Korea, 2009 – 2010

Newbuilding Surveyor, Northern Marine Management, South Korea/China, 2005 – 2009

Naval Architect, Tritec Marine Ltd., Glasgow, 2004 – 2005

Business Coordinator

Anja Bröyn

BSc Design and Product Development

Expertise

  • Project follow-up
  • Communication

Background

Employed at Stena Teknik since 2022. Previous experience from Technical Consultancy and Project & Risk Management 2016-2021.

Head of Newbuilding & Projects, Deputy Technical Director

Jacob Norrby

MSc Naval Architect
Design Manager – Hydrodynamics
Project Director

Expertise

  • Stability & Hydrodynamics
  • Ship Initial Design
  • Newbuildings

Background

Employed by Stena Teknik since 1999. Previously employment at Lloyd’s Register 1991-1999 (rule development, plan approval, existing ship and newbuild class and statutory surveying).

Experience from newbuilds of RoRo, RoPax, Crude Tankers and Product Tankers. Ship initial design projects. Various R&D projects

Head of Procurement & Data

Henrik Wangeby

Head of Procurement and Data
Industrial, Financial Economy

Expertise

  • Purchasing
  • Manage Capex Investments
  • Process Industry

Background

Employed by Stena Teknik in 2015

Global Purchasing, SCA Hygiene Products, 2010-2015

Purchasing Manager, Gustav Fagerberg AB, 2000-2010

Central Purchasing, Indutrade AB, 2001-2010

Central Purchasing, Hexagon, 2000-2001

Sales, Gustav Fagerberg AB, 1997-2000

Procurement Director

Stefan Wingqvist

MSc Electrical Engineering
Procurement Director

Expertise

  • Managing of Suppliers
  • Negotiation
  • Contracts
  • Project Management

Background

Employed by Stena in 1995. Experience from project management, investment procurement of industrial production lines and newbuilding projects of oiltankers and drillships. Involved in arbitrations and patent litigations.

88 – 95 Mölnlycke AB,

85 – 88 AEG,

82 – 85 Consafe Engineering AB,

79 – 82 Schlumberger

Data Science Lead

Vishnu Prakash

Sustainability & Energy Lead

Elisabet Liljeblad

MSc Engineering Physics
PhD Electrophysics
Sustainability & Energy Lead

Expertise

  • Sustainability (Alternative Fuels, Energy Efficiency)
  • Data Analytics & Digitalization
  • Project Management

Background

Employed at Stena Teknik since 2022. Previous experience in strategy for sustainability and digitalization within the automotive industry.

Life Cycle Specialist

Dinis Oliveira

PhD Maritime Environment & Energy Systems
Life Cycle Specialist

Expertise

  • Maritime Environmental Science
  • Decarbonization and Life Cycle aspects
  • Sustainability criteria for future fuels

Background

Part of Stena Teknik’s Sustainability & Energy team formed August 2022, supporting the transition to sustainable shipping and offshore businesses. Previously employed at Stena Line, with experience in sustainability reporting and planning.

Academic background in biochemical engineering and shipping’s energy efficiency, through best practices in marine fouling control through antifouling and in-water maintenance.

Project Director

Henrik Nordhammar

MSc Naval Architect
Design Manager – Hull Structures
Project Director

Expertise

  • Structural design
  • Corrosion and material
  • Painting
  • Light weight design
  • Conceptual design
  • Patent administration

Background

Employed by Stena since 1985. Experience from Development and construction of RoPax and Roro ferries, High speed vessel, oil tankers, drilling vessels and semi-submersibles. Participated in various R&D projects

Project Director

Hans Tistrand

MSc Naval Architect
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Machinery & Systems design
  • Efficient Design

Background

Employed by Stena in 1999. Experience from newbuild projects and development projects

Project Manager

Christian Magnusson

MSc Maritime Management
Chief Engineer

Expertise

  • Machinery and systems
  • Operation

Background

Sea going experience from multipurpose vessels, offshore drilling, high speed and RoPax ferries. Semi-submersible new building project Stena Midmax.

Project Manager

Joacim Lottkärr

Master Mariner
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Nautical issues
  • Energy efficiency
  • Commercial Tanker OperationCommercial Tanker Operation

Background

Employed by Stena in 2009. Commercial Operations Manager at Stena Bulk 2011-2013. Previous employment at Broström, DFDS Tor Line, Ektank. Experience as Tanker Operator and seagoing experience as 2nd and chief Mate, onboard Tanker and RoRo vessels.

Project Manager

Johan Engberg

Project Manager

Expertise

  • Machinery and systems
  • Shipyard site supervision
  • Operations

Background

Sea going Chief Engineer
Site Manager for new building projects

Project Manager

Jörgen Andersson

MSc Naval Architect
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Structural basic and detail design
  • Corrosion, painting and material
  • Vibration and noise
  • Light weight design
  • Working environment
  • Maintenance and dry dockings

Background

Employed by Stena since 1991. Experience from Development, construction and maintenance of High speed vessel, oil tankers and drilling vessels Participated in various R&D and conversion projects.

Worked in Korea at SHI as construction manager for the DrillMAX newbuilding project between 2006 and 2012.

Project Manager

Lars Pennman

Naval Architect, Chief Engineer
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Marine Engineering
  • Machinery systems and
  • Fuels

Background

Employed by Stena in 2001. Been at sea as Engineer on RoRo, Bulk and Tank.
Site Manager, newbuildings Suezmax tanker project at Samsung HI.
Currently working as site manager at GSI site office for IMOIIMAX newbuilding.

Project Manager

Per Wimby

MSc Naval Architect-Chalmers
EMBA-Handelshögskolan GU
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Hydro dynamics
  • Ship Management

Background

Employed by Stena since 1995. Project Manager for new building projects and conversions. Technical operations manager 2005-2012 at Stena Line. Designer at Berg Propulsion 91-92, Project leader at MacGregor 93-95.

Project Manager

Fredrik Efraimsson

MSc Naval Architect
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Arctic Technology
  • Stability & Hydrodynamics
  • Dynamic Positioning

Background

Employed by Stena since 2008. Experience from development and construction of Drillship, RoPax and Tanker vessels. Also been involved in various R&D projects, mainly regarding fuel efficiency, ice management and dynamic positioning.

Project Manager

Lisa Gustin

MSc Naval Architect
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Structural design
  • Areas related to structural design for example corrosion, paint and lightweight structures.

Background

Employed by Stena since Mars 2010. Graduated from Chalmers in 2010. Experience from working onboard ships as an officer in the Royal Swedish Navy.

Project Manager

Martin Carlsson

MSc Naval Architect
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Fire Safety
  • RoRo cargo handling and equipment
  • Project Management
  • International regulatory development

Background

Employed at Stena Teknik since 2019, working with fire safety of RoRo and RoPax ships. Previous employments include Lloyds Register and TTS Marine. Martin also has experience from working as deck hand at Stena Line before studying Naval Architecture.

Project Manager

Fredrik Samuelsson

MSc Naval Architect

Expertise

  • Project management, tankers and offshore
  • Newbuilding site management, tankers and offshore
  • Specification development, tankers and offshore
  • Structural design
  • Coating and corrosion

Background

Employed by Stena in 1999. Experience from development and construction of offshore vessels and tankers. On-site supervision during newbuilding stage at yards in various countries.

Project Manager

Martin Ahlstrand

MSc Naval Architect
Hydrodynamics and Stability

Expertise

  • Development and construction, with focus on stability, propulsion, ship motion and weight control of Semi Submersibles, Drillships and RoPax

Background

Employed by Stena in 2006. Previously employed by GVA Consultants 2001-2006

Project Manager

Nicolas Bathfield

Dipl.-Ing., Institut Mines-Télécom
MSc Naval Architect
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Hydrodynamics
  • Dynamic Positioning
  • Stability

Background

Employed at Stena Teknik since 2022. Previous experiences at SSPA (2008-2017 and 2020-2022) as Resistance, propulsion CFD and optimization specialist, and Ulstein group as Manager Hydrodynamics and Stability (2017-2020). Post-graduate student in CFD at Chalmers 2004-2007, and outfitting engineer at Bureau Mauric (2007).

Project Manager

Marcus Wallenborg

M.Sc. Naval Architecture 
Project Manager

Expertise

  • Structural design.
  • Materials and welding.
  • Shipyard site supervision.
  • Project Management.

Background

Employed at Stena Teknik since 2022. Previously employed by DNV (2009-2022) as approval expert responsible for disciplines such as structural and fire safety, and project management of Newbuilding projects. Experience from shipyard supervision in S.Korea following the delivery of 9 VLCC’s as a class surveyor.