Meet our new Managing Director
Frontica Engineering is proud to announce the appointment of Eivind Nordal to the role of managing director with effect from July 1, 2020. Eivind has more than 20 years of extensive multi-discipline technical and operational experience from the offshore and maritime industry.
Eirik Bergsvik, CEO of MHWirth AS and Chairman of the Board of Frontica Engineering, says; “We are happy to have Eivind onboard and are confident he can do a great job leading Frontica Engineering into the future. His strong versatile experience both from engineering and operation in the offshore and maritime industry combined with his managerial skills and abilities within business development will be key to further develop Frontica Engineering’s standing as a strong player within the offshore engineering market. The Board is looking very much forward to working with Eivind through the interesting time ahead.”
Eivind Nordal adds; “I am delighted to join Frontica Engineering and look forward to getting to know the company even better. Frontica Engineering enjoys a strong position in the market and with 40 years of experience, participation in more than half (!) of offshore projects on the Norwegian shelf and not at least with very competent and experienced people both within engineering and project execution, I strongly believe in a great future for Frontica Engineering. I am fascinated by the opportunity to leverage these capabilities in order to strengthen the position of the company even further. In addition, the perspective of also entering into the offshore renewables market with our proud heritage in offshore engineering makes the journey even more exciting.”
Eivind Nordal has more than 20 years of extensive multi-discipline technical and operational experience from the offshore and maritime industry. He is a naval architect graduated from Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1995. He has worked in engineering company Aker Kværner Engineering Technology AS (former Maritime Tentech AS), a supplier of oilfield services and equipment to the oil and gas industry from 1996 to 2006. Further, he entered into OSM Offshore in 2006, a ship and offshore asset management company, and held various positions in OSM to 2015 including managerial positions as COO and CEO. From 2015 to 2020 he has been co-founder and Director Business Management in Windpartner AS, a service provider to the offshore wind industry through ownership and operation of state-of-the art SES Daugther Crafts and CTVs. Mr. Nordal holds a M.Sc. in Marine Technology from Norwegian Institute of Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Mr. Nordal is a Norwegian citizen.
About Frontica Engineering
Frontica Engineering AS is a Norwegian company based in Kristiansand, Norway. The company is a 100% owned subsidiary of MHWirth AS and has 75 highly skilled engineers.
The company is building on decades of experience as a specialized engineering partner for developing and documenting compliant topside solutions related to drilling facilities (fixed/floating), FPSO’s, wellhead platforms and other offshore installations, all in accordance to customers’ needs and requirements. In addition to new-built projects the company has been involved in many large upgrade projects. Providing supervision and engineering services Frontica Engineering project teams deliver comprehensive services regarding engineering management, feasibility studies, conceptual design, front-end engineering design (FEED), detailed engineering, procurement and construction follow-up activities within all relevant engineering disciplines. The company has extensive experience in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and deliver fully documented design solutions including 3D models within all relevant engineering disciplines. Frontica Engineering aims to balance its portfolio maintaining still strong foothold in the oil and gas market combined with becoming a recognized engineering partner for the offshore renewables industry.