The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) says it has appointed Robin Meech as its new vice-chairman for a one year term of office. An independent and well respected bunker industry consultant, Robin Meech is a former bunker buyer and author of several books for the marine fuel sector.
Meech replaces Jens Maul Jorgensen who became IBIA chairman on 1 April, 2014.
Welcoming Robin Meech’s appointment IBIA chief executive Peter Hall said:
“Robin Meech has been involved with IBIA for many years and always brings a knowledgeable commercial perspective to the association. We are grateful for his commitment to raising standards and the IBIA team looks forward to working with him closely over the next 12 months.”
IBIA adds that Robin Meech is managing director of Marine and Energy Consulting Ltd, an independent practice established in 2001 focusing on the marine sector with an emphasis on the transport of energy.
He has a particular interest in the bunker industry where he has undertaken assignments for a wide range of clients.
About the IBIA
The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) exists to provide an international forum to address the concerns of all sectors of the international bunker industry. The organization gained consultative status with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in November 2005 and is represented at all relevant meetings.