All posts by Denise Hernandez.

[13-April-2017] Coeur Celeste Orphanage in Pointe Noire, Congo

Atlantica is excited to announce our sponsorship in support of Coeur Celeste Orphanage in Pointe Noire, Congo.    Our local Pointe Noire office staff visited Coeur Celeste on Thursday, 13-April-2017. During this outreach visit, the staff gave out chocolate Easter bunnies and treats to all of the children. Founded by Mrs. Celestine Bangniakana in 2014, the Coeur Celeste Orphanage is currently the home to forty (40) orphans, ranging from the age of 2 to 18 years old.  Mrs. Bangniakana, a native Read More


[ 06-April-2017] Simen Skaare Eriksen has been appointed to Atlantica’s Board of Directors

Mr. Eriksen has 20 years of extensive international experience within the offshore and shipping industries. From 2008 until 2017 he held various roles with Frigstad Offshore, the last 8 years as CEO. Prior to that he spent more than 10 years in several positions with the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group at several of their international locations, most of the time with Maersk Contractors. From 1997 to 1999 he was with Maersk Line, completing a graduate management trainee programme at Maersk Shipping Read More


[17-November-2016] Mercy Ships: Africa Mercy

Atlantica and a number of its Team members support the incredible service being performed by Mercy Ships, particularly the civilian hospital / surgical Africa Mercy as it provides state-of-the-art care for those who would otherwise go without care… and they provide this service free of charge.  Mercy Ships began sailing on their mission to provide hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor in 1978.  Each year they have been able to reach more people to provide life-changing surgeries.  In Read More


Kristan Bodden

Kristan Bodden is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Finance Company Ltd, an investment firm focused on investments in the offshore and shipping sectors.  Prior to Maritime Finance Company, Mr. Bodden was Partner and Head of Credit at Helios Advisors, an investment management firm focused on basic industries where he focused on performing credit, distressed debt, and special situations investments.  Mr. Bodden has served on a number of the boards of private and public companies and currently sits Read More