Prima Marine DMCC (Prima Marine) Wednesday announced in an emailed press release it has hired former OW Bunker SA branch manager Veryan Bell as Senior Bunker Trader at the company’s Dubai office.
Bell is said to specialise in supplying bunkers and lubricants in Africa and Middle East, and is fluent in English and Afrikaans.
“We are delighted to have Veryan Bell on board. She has great knowledge of the shipping and bunker industry,” said Morten Kure Hansen, managing partner at Prima Marine.
“Veryan has great customer service skills which is important to deliver our client’s needs.”
“I look forward to working with her again. She has a great future ahead with Prima Marine.”
Commenting on her appointment, Bell said “I am excited to be in Dubai with Prima Marine.”
“I have worked with Morten previously in OW he is a very dynamic leader.
“I am here to deliver results. I work well under pressure and am very determined to get deals across the line.”
In June, Ship & Bunker reported that Prima Marine had started physical bunker supply at UAE ports.
In August, it was announced that Hansen, formerly Regional Managing Director of OW Bunker IMEA and General Manager in Maersk Oil Trading, had joined the bunker company’s trading arm in Dubai.