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Executive Management

Constantin Baack


Constantin Baack has served as CEO of MPC Container Ships ASA since foundation of the company in April 2017.

Mr. Baack has 20 years of operational, management and investment experience in shipping, corporate strategy, capital markets, finance and alternative assets. He commenced his career in the marine operations department at Hamburg Süd in Sydney before moving to Ernst & Young in Hamburg and Shanghai. In 2008, Mr. Baack joined MPC Capital in Hamburg, where he has since held various senior management positions in Germany and abroad. 

Mr. Baack studied in Hamburg and Sydney and holds a Graduate Diploma and a Master of Science in international business from the University of Sydney.

Moritz Fuhrmann


Moritz Fuhrmann joined MPC Container Ships ASA in 2022 from London-based Hayfin Capital Management LLP, where he served as Principal in the maritime team.

Originally from Hamburg, Mr. Fuhrmann has substantial international experience within finance and shipping. In addition to Hayfin Capital, he has held positions with companies, such as DVB Bank in Germany and the Netherlands, Credit Suisse in Germany and the US, as well as German ship broker Andreas J. Zachariassen in Hamburg.

Mr. Fuhrmann is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and holds an MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School in London, UK.

Christian Rychly


Christian Rychly was appointed Chief Operating Officer of MPC Container Ships in 2023. Mr. Rychly has extensive shipping experience and has held the position of Head of Shipping at MPC Capital Gmbh since 2018. Prior to joining MPC, he was a Managing Director at Leonhardt and Blumberg. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at the UK Defence Club.

Mr. Rychly is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and holds an MBA from the University of Wales.

Pål Sætre

EVP – GM Norway

Pål Sætre joined MPC Container Ships ASA as EVP – General Manager Norway in June 2021. Previously, he served as CEO for the London based hedge fund platform, AK Jensen Investment Management Ltd.

Mr. Sætre commenced his career as an analyst in the Norwegian Options and Clearinghouse before moving to SEB Enskilda as a Sales Trader. Thereafter he established and headed the capital markets offering for Nasdaq in Oslo, before joining a HNWI company as Director for 2 years. Based in Oslo, Mr. Sætre is responsible for MPC Container Ships’ Capital Market and Corporate Finance division.

Mr. Sætre holds a Master of Arts with Honours in Business and Finance from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.