President of European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA)

Claes Berglund, is a senior executive in the shipping industry and vice president of European Community Ship-owner Association.  As a Director of Public Affairs and Sustainability at Stena, he is a major influencer of shipping policy in Europe and globally.  He holds a Bachelor in Science and is an officer in the Royal Swedish Navy (reserve). Before coming into the shipping world 15 years ago he had 12 years in road based transport and third party logistic services.

Stena AB has activities within Ferries, Tankers, Ports, Offshore drilling, Ship Management, Real estate and Other investments. The group has a 4 billion€ turnover and 15.000 employees and operates more than 160 vessels worldwide. Stena is active in the challenge of finding sustainable energy sources for the shipping industry and has among other things introduces the world’s first Methanol   ferry.