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Southampton Uni honours Svein Steimler

[ November 16, 2012   //   ]

NYK Group executive vice president Svein Steimler, received an honorary degree from Southampton Solent University for his outstanding accomplishments in the maritime industry on 22 November.

He started his shipping career after leaving the Norwegian Navy 35 years ago and has held a variety of senior positions in ship broking and ship owning companies, before becoming responsibile for building NYK’s ro ro business in Europe and increasing NYK Group’s activities. He spearheaded the purchase of a Belgian car terminal in 2002, which is now amongst the largest in the world, handling three million vehicles.