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History

Solvang ASA was founded in 1936, and celebrated 80 years of operation in October 2016.

We are a fully integrated shipping company with headquarters in Stavanger.

Solvang has a stake in and managing responsibility for 21 ships, all LPG tankers. The company also has newbuilding contracts for two 78,700 cbm LPG tanker for delivery in 2017.

A year by year summary of Solvang's milestones and key events is presented in the chapters below. The company’s history can be divided into three periods:

1. 1936 – 1987        The Gowart-Olsen period (Brødrene Olsen AS)
2. 1983 – 1992        Independent investment company
3. 1992 – Present    Fully integrated shipping company
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Solvang's first vessel "Kongsgaard" was delivered in 1937.