Global valuation and data provider VesselsValue has rebranded the recently acquired shipping data and consultancy firm, ViaMar.


Image source: ViaMar; L-R: Robert Stenvik (senior shipping economist, dry bulk), Carl Philip Lie (business development executive), Reidar Sundvor (senior shipping economist, LPG), Thomas Zwick (senior shipping economist, crude and clean tanker), Martin Kjendlie (managing director), Mikkel Nordberg (senior shipping economist, dry bulk).

To facilitate growth of the rebranded business, Martin Kjendlie has been named managing director. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of ViaMar, with a specific focus on the commercial development of the company’s shipping consultancy, forecasting, and report services. He joins ViaMar with a wealth of industry experience, most recently having been a senior advisor global shipbroking firm, Fearnleys.

Commenting on the expansion and development of ViaMar, Tom Evans, VesselsValue chief operating officer, said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin to the ViaMar and VV family. This appointment provides VesselsValue and ViaMar with an even stronger base to develop our product ambitions both in shipping and aviation.”