Glander International Bunkering Merges with Scandinavian Bunkering

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 29, 2016

Erik Rankin Vinde (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Erik Rankin Vinde (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering, one of the industry’s oldest bunker trading and brokering firms, has announced that the group has merged with the Norwegian company Scandinavian Bunkering AS. Scandinavian Bunkering AS. was established in 1993 and as of September 26, 2016 the company will change its name and rebrand to Glander International Bunkering (Norway) AS.
 
The merge will give way to a magnitude of new and improved resources on account of the union of two very strong entities, Glander International Bunkering said. Scandinavian Bunkering AS operates worldwide from Norway and Singapore and by way of the merger, Glander International Bunkering will now have an office in Norway and an extended office in Singapore.

This will be Glander International Bunkering’s second office in Europe and represents the group’s goal to increase geographical coverage and respectively maximize responsiveness to its clients. All traders from Scandinavian Bunkering AS and Scandinavian Bunkering (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., will continue, keeping the same phone numbers but email domains will change.
 
The Managing Director of Scandinavian Bunkering AS, Erik Rankin Vinde, will run operations at Glander International Bunkering (Norway) AS. Commenting on the merger Erik said, “Scandinavian Bunkering AS has enjoyed continued success throughout its 23 years in the industry and the merge with Glander International Bunkering represents exciting times ahead for the company. By merging we are initiating the best set up for the future and together we will be able to deliver a remarkably streamlined international service.”
 
Further commenting on the development, Christoffer Berg Lassen, Managing Director and CEO of Glander International Bunkering, stated, “The union of Glander International Bunkering and Scandinavian Bunkering AS will reinforce the group’s core values and in turn develop customer benefits. The Norwegian office will not only represent a new geographical footprint for the group but reinforces the group’s stance as a serious international market player.” 
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