Ballstad Slip director Roger Abrahamsen is awarded Vestvågøy municipality's industry award for 2022.
In its reasoning, the municipality explains that Ballstad Slip has been in continued renewal and development, under Abrahamsen's leadership, while the company has been well looked after economically. The organisation stands out as a leading company with regard to the education of skilled workers, is environmentally certified and looks after employees, customers and the environment in a very good way. Over many years, Abrahamsen has shown great commitment to the development of Ballstad harbor and Ballstad as a service base for the coastal fishing fleet. Since 2011, he has been a driving force towards various public authorities to promote the need for deepening the harbor at Ballstad. He is now at the forefront of exciting development projects for testing new technology in fishing vessels, in close collaboration with leading technology companies and research institutions.