Nils Kristian Berge appointed as CEO at Asry
Nils Kristian Berge will take over as CEO at Bahrain ship and rig repair yard Asry when current chief Chris Potter leaves the role next month.
Berge, who is currently in the role of current commercial general manager, said in an interview with Gulf Daily News: “I am honoured to be given the opportunity to continue Chris’ excellent work. I intend to streamline the yard’s efficiency, lead it to greater stakeholder value, and consolidate its reputation so that it remains a source of pride for Bahrain and Arabian Gulf.”
Asry chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa added: “With new expansions and diversifications now completed and integrated at the yard under Mr Potter’s valued guidance, Asry is now positioned for a new phase of progress, which Mr Berge is ideally suited to spearhead.”
Founded in 1977 in Bahrain, ASRY has more than 35 years of experience in marine asset optimisation. Its leading range of facilities includes a 500,000dwt drydock, two floating docks of 252m and 227m in length, 15 repair berths with a total length of approximately 4,000m, twin 255m slipways, as well as a full range of workshops and service centres.