Executive Management

CEO, Toronto

AJ Rahman

Chairman & Group CEO

Mr. AJ Rahman is the Chairman of the board of directors of Norvic Shipping international Ltd. Mr. Rahman is also the CEO and founder of Norvic Maritime group, the parent company of Norvic International Ltd. He has been involved in the shipping business as an entrepreneur since 1991 founding several successful shipping companies. Mr. Rahman holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and MBS from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

New York  |   Send E-mail +1 646 921 6363

Michael Fenger

COO and Global Head of Chartering

Michael Fenger is the COO and Global Head of Chartering.

Mr. Fenger began his shipping career in 1981 in a Danish Shipbroking company, and has been working in the industry ever since. This has all been within the drybulk sector, only interrupted by an early break spending 2 years at sea working as a cadet for J .Lauritzen A/S.

Since then Michael has spent 10 years working with TKB, 8 years with Armada Shipping in Switzerland and 10 years with Copenship A/S where he was acting as the CEO. He has in the last 4 years been setting up commercial offices in Copenhagen for two different drybulk owners and operators, before he joined Norvic Shipping.

Michael Fenger is a Danish National and resides in Denmark

  Copenhagen  |    Send E-mail +45 70 555 701

Michael Madsen

Commercial Director and Co-head, Atlantic

Mr. Michael Madsen joined Norvic in 2016 to start up and manage Norvic’s office in Houston as the Commercial Director.

Mr. Madsen began his shipping career in 1996 at Armada Shipping in Denmark. In 1998 he moved to Connecticut for Parcel Tankers, which was partly owned by Armada Shipping. Later that same year he moved to Armada Shipping’s U.S.A. dry bulk desk. In 2002 he joined J. Lauritzen U.S.A., where he worked his way up within Lauritzen Bulkers. He began as a chartering manager, and progressed to Senior Chartering Manager, focusing on business in the Americas. In 2014 he transferred to Singapore where he worked as the Team leader for Lauritzen Bulker’s Supramax Pacific team.

Mr. Madsen is a Danish national residing in the USA.

Houston  |   Send E-mail +1 346 368 2210

Sia Pericharou

Global Head of Operations

Mrs. Sia Pericharou joined Norvic Shipping in 2019 to head the Global Operations Team.

Mrs. Pericharou has 20 years experience in Shipping Operations and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Shipping. Mrs. Pericharou joins us from Trafigura Maritime Ventures Ltd, were she was the Dry Operations Manager for the dry bulk fleet. Prior to that she has worked for Neda Maritime – Piraeus, Coeclerici Armatori SpA – Genoa and Ceres Hellenic Shipping Enterprises – Piraeus. Mrs. Pericharou is a Greek citizen and stationed at Norvic’s Dubai office.

Shrikant Chandra

Managing Director, Norvic Shipping India Pvt.

Capt. Shrikant Chandra joined Norvic shipping in 2018 to manage Norvic’s India office.

Capt. Chandra sailed for 21 years at sea in various companies including Tanker Pacific Singapore and Teekay Shipping Vancouver. Capt. Shrikant started his shore career in Operations at Tanker Pacific. He has vast experience in Ship Chartering and Commercial Operations during his stint as Director of Operations in a leading ship broking house.

Capt. Chandra also pioneered the first transshipment operation on the east coast of India for transportation of bulk coal from ocean going bulker to power plants upstream the Ganges river. In his previous role as CEO, Capt. Chandra was responsible for running Marlow Navigation India, a group company of Marlow Navigation, Germany. 

Capt. Chandra carries with him tremendous knowledge in chartering, operations, laytime and demurrage management as well as wide exposure to the Indian markets. He also has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Nautical Science from the University of Mumbai.  

Capt. Chandra is a Indian national residing in India.

 Mumbai  |   Send E-mail  | +91 120 613 6012

Stephen Lamb

Head of Legal

Mr. Stephen Lamb joined Norvic Shipping in 2018 to manage the day to day operations of the Legal Department as the Head of Legal.

Mr. Lamb has more than 25 years of experience in maritime law and is dual qualified as an English solicitor and American lawyer.

Mr. Lamb joins us from Western Bulk where he was previously Legal Counsel for 9 years. Prior to that, Mr. Lamb worked for the Eitzen Group (now UltraBulk), practiced law in Washington DC, and worked for a member of the US Congress.

Stephen Lamb is an American national and resides in Copenhagen.

  Copenhagen  |    Send E-mail +45 70 555 707

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