The Blystad Group has investments in various shipping segments such as tankers, container ships, car carriers and offshore supply and various listed maritime companies.
The group is further invested in real estate and holds various other portfolios in stocks and equity investments.
The group is 100% owned and controlled by Mr. Arne Blystad and his immediate family. Mr. Blystad is a second-generation ship owner following in the footsteps of his father Mr. Arne Blystad Sr., who acquired his first vessel in the late 1940s.
The history of Blystad
1906: Blystad Fabrikker
Wilhelm Blystad established a textile factory in Oslo, Norway.
1956: Arne Blystad A/S
The whole team of colleagues from the factory leather confection clothing.
1948: MT Espérance
MT Espérance was one the first ships Wilhelms son, Arne Blystad Sr. chose to invest in. It was a tanker transporting wine.
1950: Arne Blystad A/S founded
Arne Blystad Sr. founded his own shipping company.
One of the companies' first vessels, MT Anne.
1990 - onwards: Chairman Arne Blystad began building Blystad Shipholding Inc, today known as Songa Shipholding
Image from a series of newbuildings delivered out of shipyards in Korea.
2023: New logo and brand identity
New logo and brand identity implemented.
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Arne Blystad AS, P.O. Box 1468,
Vika No-0116 Oslo, Norway
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0161 Oslo, Norway
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