United O7 (UO7) – United Heavy Lift (UHL) and Ocean7 Projects’ joint venture – has appointed Christian Johnsen as managing partner in Asia.

Johnsen has over 20 years of experience in the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector. He has previously held roles at ScanTrans and BBC Chartering.

Johnsen will be based in Singapore. UHL said that his “knowledge of the multipurpose sector, his expertise in providing customised solutions and his reputation for maintaining productive client relationships through proactive engagement and effective collaboration will help strengthen UO7’s position in Asia.”