The fjord cruise experts Rødne is one of Norway's largest high speed-ferry companies, with 18 boats. Rødne offers transportation, sightseeing and adventure trips on express boats.
The company was founded in 1956 to provide school transport between and from the islands of the Sjernarøy group. Currently, the company has about 120 employees, including some 25 who are part of the land organization in the Sjernarøy island of Kyrkjøy, as well as in the ports of Stavanger and Bergen. About 95 work at sea year round, with an increase of at least 15 crew during the summer season.
Rødne is based in the Sjernarøy group, which is part of the Finnøy municipality. Over the years, the company expanded and now operates ambulance boats, scheduled traffic, charter and tourism activities from Stavanger and Bergen.
Rødne also owns the fjord restaurant Lysefjord-Helleren in Lysefjord.
Lars André Rødne has been general manager of Rødne since 2006.
For more information, please visit rodne.no.