Pakistani bunker company Prima Marine is to build up its European and Middle Eastern presence by adding a seasoned bunker player to run its Dubai-based operation.
New hire Morten Kure Hansen is ex-Maersk Oil Trading and OW Bunker when he was in charge of the Europe, Middle East, Africa region.
Kure Hansen will be responsible for leading the bunker trading arm for the company in Dubai that will initially will focus on Europe, Middle East and Africa, the company said in a statement sent to Platts Bunkerworld.
“We are very delighted to partner up with Morten Kure Hansen as he brings with him a wealth of experience from the shipping and bunker industry,” said Prima Marine CEO Shaikh Muhammad Faisal.
“He has some new ideas about trading in the bunker market and how it can complement our physical operation.”
Kure Hansen added: “I am happy to be joining Prima Marine as the company is now dynamically entering into back-to-back bunker trading.”
“It has a long history within the bunker industry and I am eager to get back into business and work with suppliers and customers again”
Prima Marine describes the company as a “marine specialist organisation” with roots in various sectors of the marine industry.
It dates back to 1966 and is present in physical supply and bunker trading.
Monday August 17, 2015