GAC Bunker Fuels Appoints new US Bunker Manage

(Press Release)
Monday, April 23, 2012
Maurice Lara

GAC Bunker Fuels, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC, has announced the appointment of Maurice Lara as its Bunker Manager for East Coast USA.
He is based in Norwalk, Connecticut and accountable to Nicholas Browne, Global Director of GAC Bunker Fuels, and Bob Bandos, Managing Director of GAC USA.
Lara's background is in marine fuel trading, domestic and international logistics, vessel chartering and negotiating charter party agreements and end-to-end commodity transportation. Most recently, he served for five years as a marine fuel broker and trader with Ocean Connect.
His fluency in Spanish will be an asset in developing and expanding GAC's bunker trading activities across the Americas, with particular focus on offshore oil and gas operations and LNG owners.
Nicholas Browne, Global Director of GAC Bunker Fuels, said: "Lara's extensive broking and trading experience, knowledge of the bunker market, and strong supplier relationships across the Americas and in-depth understanding of the needs of marine fuel customers make him a valuable addition to our team in the USA. He will play a key role as GAC Bunker Fuels continues to grow in the US and help our marine fuel customers to prepare for the launch of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) on 1 August 2012.
GAC Bunker Fuels USA delivers high quality marine fuels and lubricants from all key US ports, including Houston, New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Miami, as well as across the Caribbean, Central and South America." It also gives clients access to GAC's worldwide bunker supply network and global lines of credit, as well as the full range of shipping, logistics and marine services and solutions provided by the broader GAC Group.
For more about GAC Bunker Fuels USA, please contact us at bunker.us@gac.com.
 

Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Gazprom Transgaz Ufa Organizes Arts Festival

Over 200 healthy children and children with disabilities from Bashkortostan as well as the Volga Region participated in the Breaking the Barriers second interregional children’s arts festival,

President Pryor Retires from ExxonMobil Chemicals

Stephen D. Pryor, president, ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has elected to retire on January 1, 2015, after more than 44 years of service.

Steven Palazzo Visits HII, Newport

Huntington Ingalls Industries today hosted Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., for a tour of the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division. Palazzo represents the fourth district of Mississippi,

Fuels & Lubes

Environmental Groups: IMO Polar Code Too Weak

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) today adopted the Polar Code aimed at regulating shipping in Polar Regions. Several environmental groups have criticized

Cost to Fuel Ships Falls

For a ship that burns 24 tonnes of fuel per day while steaming, fuel costs are reduced by as much as $1 million a year if current price level stay put. Assuming

Belgian Strike to Impact Antwerp Port

A strike in parts of Belgium on Monday is expected to disrupt rail services and one of Europe's largest ports as trade unions and workers voice their anger over

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1529 sec (7 req/sec)