About Tyrholm & Farstad

We find the best solutions for customers according to defined delivery schedule and price.

Shipping - import and export to/from all destinations in containers or as break bulk.

Airfreight - Everything from door-to-door consignments for smaller items to large project cargo which is urgent.
Trucking - all over Europe - full loads from/to European hubs (directly to Alesund,) or consolidated shipments worldwide (to shipyards in Eastern Europe from Norway) - we have the best solutions!


Our story

TYRHOLM & FARSTAD 1914 - 2014

Tyrholm & Farstad has been a trusted logistics partner for enterprises in the northern region of Western Norway for a century. With our worldwide network of partners, we ensure that our customers can deliver their goods to all corners of the world in the best possible way. As one of a small number of privately owned companies in this sector, we are proud of our contribution to society and to the region's business community.


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1914
On 24 October, Petern Otto Tyrholm started a forwarding agent business for steamships in Ålesund under the name Otto Tyrholm.


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1919
Sverre A. Farstad took over the company, and from its beginnings as forwarding agent for steamships, Tyrholm & Farstad developed into a leading provider of forwarding services in the Sunnmøre region.


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1956
Tyrholm & Farstad became a limited liability company, and the shipping company Sverre A. Farstad & Co was established. This company in time contributed to the upswing in Ålesund’s merchant fleet and, naturally enough, it had close links with Tyrholm & Farstad.


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1958

Tyrholm & Farstad became general agents for the airline Braathens SAFE when the airport at Vigra opened.


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1993
The shipping operations were taken over by Farstad Shipping AS.


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1998

The delivery company Til & Fra, which now operates under the name Bring Express Ålesund, was established.


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2000

The terminal at Skutvika, where all the physical handling of goods takes place, was completed. It contains cold storage, refrigerated storage and dry storage facilities as well as a container area.


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2009

The new air freight terminal at Vigra was completed.


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2014
Tyrholm & Farstad celebrates its 100th anniversary.