With a fast growing number of upcoming installations, we have
decided to hire a dedicated Service Engineer to free up time
for our Project Engineers.
has been hired to fill this essential role.
Ole-Kristian holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering
(Electronics) and an additional bachelor in Medical
Technology. His latest position prior to joining Light
Structures were as a Service Engineer for Mobile Units in
Vestre Viken HF, specializing in Electronics and automation.
Prior to that he held the position of offshore Surveyor/
Survey Engineer in iSurvey, and as a Project Engineer in
Light Structures, Oslo, welcomes Torgeir
Maurizen as our new Senior Controller. Torgeir is
brought in to strengthen the financial team. He has
close to 30 years experience in finance, audits and
accounting and will be a key employee and important
member of our Management team as Light Structures
continues to grow. Torgeir has previous experience as a
Senior Advisor at Business Intelligent Partner AS and as
CFO at Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics AS.
hire at the Oslo Office: International Sales Manager
Light Structures,Oslo welcomes Anders
as a new International Sales Manager. Anders
is a bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), in Leadership &
Nautics from The Royal Norwegian Naval Academy, and an MBA
from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore
focused on the shipping and offshore industry.
Anders holds an invaluable experience from the Norwegian
Armed Forces where he served as a Commander, a Navigation
officer and later as Project Manager. Furthermore, he has
ample experience as a sales engineer in Trelleborg Sealing
Solutions and in Voith GmbH.
hire at the Oslo Office: Project Engineer
Light Structures, Oslo has hired Amund
as a new Project Engineer. Amund has a degree
in Information Technology from the University of Oslo.
Prior to joining our team, he worked in National Oilwell
Varco, as a Project Engineer and later as Software Engineer
dealing with various automation and simulation programs.
Lastly, he worked as a Project Engineer, in BS Teknikk AS.
contract with US Coast Guard
Structures is pleased to announce that we have signed a
contract with United States
, for delivery of Hull Stress Monitoring
System to their Sentinel-class
Fast Response Cutters
. The contract includes a base
year, 2019, with 3 vessels (Hull 1132-1134) and 3 option
years with 15 additional vessels (Hull 1135-1149).
The 154-foot FRC is designed to patrol coastal regions and
features advanced command, control, communications,
computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
equipment; the ability to launch and recover standardized
cutter boats from astern or via side davits; and improved
seakeeping and habitability.
Light Structures is pleased to get the opportunity to
continue the cooperation with the United States Coast Guard
on the FRC cutters and is committed to work closely with
them to reach their goals and expectations for this new
award. (Photo US Homeland Security).
Sannerud returns in a new role
Former VP Sales, Terje
, has decided to join the Light Structures
team again. He rejoins us in the new role as Director of
Terje will be responsible for market and product
development. Terje holds degrees in engineering, economics
He joins our team in Oslo from SIDE-POWER by Sleipner Motor,
where he served as Vice President Global Sales Commercial.
His experience and the network he gained while he was a VP
Sales at Light Structures will be invaluable in his new
market for SENSFIB- sensors
(Photo Statens Vegvesen)
We are pleased to announce that we have installed a hull
Stress Monitoring system based on LS SENSFIB technology on
Osstrupen bridge. Osstrupen Bridge is a 198 meter long
cantilever bridge in Florø in the beautiful county of Sogn
og Fjordane, Norway.
The core technology is based on a patented fiber optic
sensing technique, developed by Light Structure's employees
for maritime / military use, originally developed for hull
and structural measurement on ships. Applications gradually
extended to offshore structures (platforms / rigs and
floating contractions) and now to bridges!
contract with ARES for Royal Oman Police
Light Structures have received and signed a purchase order
from ARES Shipyard, for delivery of Hull Stress Monitoring
System for 14 coast guard patrol boats (Type Hercules 85)
for the Royal Oman Police CoastGuard.
Type Hercules 85 will have Offshore and Littoral Waters
Law-Enforcement, Open Sea Rescue Operations and Naval
- Coast Guard Duties, Offshore Patrolling and Escort,
- Search and Rescue, Anti-smuggling Operations,
- Anti-Terrorist Protection of Offshore and Coastal
Installations and Critical Infrastructure,
- Surveillance and Covert Surveillance,
- Border Patrol, Anti-Human Trafficking, Customs Duties
of Operations, Oslo and Miami
Kantas has been hired as a Director of Operations in
Oslo and at our newly established office in Miami. He
studied in the University of Massachusetts, USA where he
got his Bachelor and Master of Science in Electrical
Jan has 20 years’ experience in several Electrical
Engineering sectors and has managed factory production and
maintenance, and big projects in large multinational
companies like National Oilwell Varco and Coca Cola. He
has an in-depth automation knowledge, especially PLC and
Scada, and is experienced in project management and
contract with Powergen/US Navy Military Sealift Command
Light Structures have received a purchase order from
Powergen Controls, for the US Navy Military Sealift
Command Spearhead project, for delivery of a Hull Stress
USNS Spearhead is the first Spearhead-class expeditionary
fast transport to be operated by the Military Sealift
Command. USNS Spearhead was christened on 17 September –
Spearhead is 103 meters long and 28.5 meters in beam, and
has a draft of 3.83 meters. She has space for 41
crewmembers, sleeping accommodations for up to 150 people
and an additional 312 seats for troop transport.
The Board of Directors announces that Inge C Paulsen has
decided to end his role as CEO at Light Structures. Niklas
Hallgren, COO of Light Structures, will succeed Inge
in his role as CEO and has already assumed his new