Maritime authorities in all Southeast Asian countries have been contacted to help search for the missing ship, he said.
Fotland joined Odfjell in 2010 as Chief of Staff.
The crew of 22 consists of 16 Malaysians, five Indonesians and one Myanmar national, Orkim said.
Three Malaysian navy ships and two aircraft were hunting the fleeing pirates.
Ahmad Puzi criticized the shipowner for waiting too long before contacting authorities.
Eight pirates who hijacked the tanker were then captured by and after they were found intruding the Vietnamese border in their bid to escape.
Islands in the area are popular with tourists for their beaches and diving.
The Orkim Victory was later released by the hijackers after about 770 metric tonnes 6,000 barrels of its cargo had been siphoned off.