Vesterålen Marine Oil and Vesterålen Marine Proteins

For the value of marine raw materials, sustainable oceans and for the persistence of living coastal communities

Our philosophy

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Innovation and development

We enhance the quality and potential of raw materials by always developing, always aiming to innovate. 

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Competence development

Our company is built on experience and knowledge for future solutions. 

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Sustainability and environment

We care for the coast, for nature and the ocean and its raw materials.

Vesterålen Marine Oil and Vesterålen Marine Proteins – high quality raw material since 2005

Vesterålen Marine Oil and Vesterålen Marine Proteins process residual marine raw material from white fish industries into marine oil and marine proteins for both national and international markets. We buy and receive different fractions of residual raw material from fish landings all over Northern Norway. For Vesterålen Marine Oil and Vesterålen Marine Proteins the residual raw materials is pure value. Vesterålen Marine Oil was established by Geir Olsen in 2005. Olsen has a master degree in Science in International Fishery Management and has many years of experience from working with marine industries, processing and marine technology. In 2016 Geir Olsen established Vesterålen Marine Proteins, which later became the daughter company of Vesterålen Marine Oil. In cooperation with the local company Biomar Vesterålen Marine Proteins has developed the technology for processing marine proteins.
The parent and daughter company share the same staff, today consisting of 12 employees holding a broad field of expertise and experience from fishery, marine science, processing industries and marine technology. The processing of high quality marine oil and marine proteins is carried out by a high capacity, energy efficient and sustainable production. In addition the company built av a new factory for fish silage in 2019.
Vesterålen Marine Oil (VMO) and Vesterålen Marine Proteins (VMP) is located at Myre in Vesterålen. The companies are owned by Klotind AS, Gunnar Klo AS og Skipta AS. Stian Frivåg is the CEO for both VMO and VMP.
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Competitive prices

VMO accept all fractions of residual raw materials all year-round and also have our own production of marine oils and marine proteins, products sold and exported both in national and international markets. This makes us able to offer good and competitive prices for our suppliers, partners and buyers. 

Staff members

Geir Olsen

Head of technical division

Svein Egil Stavem

Sales manager

Ionela Pelin

Production operator

Lise Mortensen

Head of production

Adrian Pana

Production operator

Hans Kristian Hansen

Production manager

Jonas Solberg Olsen

Production operator

Geir Rognan

Buyer 

Emanuel Acununei

Production operator

Stian Frivåg

CEO

High quality staff – high quality raw materials

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Our partners and suppliers, the producers of the finest fish filets and dry fish in the region sell their residual raw material to us. This residual material is a highly valuable resource with great potential. 

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Year-round production

The white fish season lasts from february through april and the residual raw material from this season is fully utilized in a year-round production. Our company aim to create and maintain year-round working places for people and for sustainable living coastal communities.

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Competitive prices

VMO accept all fractions of residual raw materials all year-round and also have our own production of marine oils and marine proteins, products sold and exported both in national and international markets. This makes us able to offer good and competitive prices for our suppliers, partners and buyers.

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year since the start

Tons marine oil produced in 2019

Employees