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KPI Bridge Oil appoints New Bunker Trader

London, 22 March 2011 – KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global bunker broker and trader has appointed Miss Carmen Poh as Bunker Trader in its Singapore office. Carmen Poh has obtained a diploma in accountancy and has been an ACCA member since 2004. Before joining KPI Bridge Oil, Carmen spent 6 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP as a Senior Associate working on various assignments across Asia. Carmen, 30, is from Singapore and fluent in English and Mandarin. Kelvin Yeo, Managing Director…

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Singapore Office Trader

KPI Bridge Oil has appointed Mr. Araki Takanobu as Senior Bunker Trader at its Singapore office. Araki Takanobu has more than 13 years experience in various bunker- and cargo trading roles and has previously been working in Japan, Korea and Singapore. Araki also has a degree from Meiji University in Political Science. He is Japanese and also speaks fluent Korean and is currently living in Singapore. "We are very pleased to have such a versatile and experienced marine professional joining our team," said Andrew Cheah, MD, KPI Bridge Oil Singapore. “With Araki’s proven track record of successes in the bunker market he is no doubt going to be a valuable asset to our team in Singapore and around the world”. KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Pte Ltd, is a fully owned subsidiary of KPI Bridge Oil Group.

A/S Trumf Bunker Joins KPI Bridge Oil Group

Carsten Ladekjaer (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced the take over of A/S Trumf Bunker. A/S Trumf Bunker in Denmark becomes a full member of the KPI Bridge Oil Group as of July 1, 2015 and will change it’s name to KPI Bridge Oil A/S. Commenting on the takeover Carsten Ladekjaer, CEO of the KPI Bridge Oil Group commented, "It has been a long time wish for KPI Bridge Oil to have a representation in Denmark, one of the world’s shipping centres.

KPI Bridge Oil celebrates 40th Anniversary

Jan Obel and Rob Atkinson.

KPI Bridge Oil is celebrating its 40th anniversary in September 2011. KPI Bridge Oil, Inc. was established in 1971 in New York as KPI Oil Associates, Inc. The company was one of the first true marine fuel broking houses in the U.S. and is today one of the largest bunker broking and trading houses in the Americas with offices in New York, Miami, Seattle and Valparaiso, Chile. The solid foundation and successful global operations have in the past 40 years been cultivated in an environment steeped in maritime heritage.

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints New CEO

Carsten Ladekjær

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed Carsten Ladekjær as Chief Executive Officer for the group.   Ladekjær is an industry veteran with 20 years in the bunker business. He joins the KPI Bridge Oil Group from previous positions as Senior Vice President and CEO of leading global bunker companies. Carsten took over the position as CEO as of August 1 and will primarily be based at KPI Bridge Oil’s office in London

KTB Joins the KPI Bridge Oil Group

Minah Kim (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil Group)

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced that KTB will become a member of the KPI Bridge Oil Group as of June 1, 2016. The merger comes a year after the group’s acquisition of Denmark based Trumf Bunker which recently became a fully fledged physical supplier and the establishment of a new office in Greece in December. Minah Kim, Managing Director of KPI Bridge Oil South Korea said, “We are extremely pleased to join the KPI Bridge Oil group.

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Admin Executive for Singapore

London, 16 March 2011 – KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global bunker broker and trader has appointed Miss Fion Chia as Administration Executive in its Singapore office. Fion Chia has extensive admin and secretarial experience from various trading companies. Fion, 30, is Singaporean and fluent in English, Chinese and Cantonese. The appointment follows recent expansion of the trading department in KPI Bridge Oil Singapore.

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints London Office Team Leader

Mark Perrins: Photo credit KPI Bridge Oil

KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global broker & trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants & risk management products, has promoted Mr. Mark Perrins to Team Leader at its London Office. Mark Perrins has been with the company for nearly 5 years during which time he has built strong relations with a wide range of business partners around the world. Mark has a background in operations with two large international shipping and marine logistics companies. Henrik Hansen, Managing Director…

KPI Bridge Oil appoints Risk Management Chief

Christel McLoughlin

KPI Bridge Oil, a global bunker broker and trader has appointed Mrs. Christel McLoughlin as Director of Risk Management products. Christel will be based at KPI Bridge Oil’s Headquarter in London. Christel McLoughlin who is a French national, has more than 15 years experience in the oil and shipping industries within risk management and trading and is fluent in English, French, Swedish, Norwegian as well as having working knowledge of German, Russian and Danish. Christel holds…

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Mauro Agostini to Miami Office

Mauro Agostini: Photo credit KPI

KPI Bridge Oil, worldwide bunker broking and trading company, appoints Bunker Broker & Trader Mauro Agostini for its Miami office. Mauro, 40 years old, has been working in the bunker industry since 2006. He has in depth knowledge of the yacht market globally and has also worked intensively with Italian and Spanish ship owners and supply focus in the Spanish and Mediterranean ports. Mauro has a degree in Economics and fluent in Italian, Spanish and English. Jesper Rasmussen, Commercial Director…

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints new Managing Director

Andrew Cheah

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers,  marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed Mr. Andrew Cheah as Managing Director of its Singapore operations, KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Pte Ltd. Andrew has more than 17 years experience in the Bunker and Shipping industries. Amongst a number of positions in the bunker industry, he has served as Group General Manager for large independent supplier, where he was in charge of implementing Group Growth…

KPI Bridge Oil Opens Athens Office

Jesper D. Rasmussen (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has opened a new office in Athens, Greece. The new venture comes as part of the group’s broader growth strategy and desire to further develop its key markets. KPI Bridge Oil has been covering Mediterranean ports through its Istanbul and London offices for over four decades but the need for a physical presence in the important Greek market has become stronger in recent years.

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Bunker Trader

London, 08 April 2011 – KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global bunker broker and trader has appointed Mr Leonardo Galione as Bunker Trader in its London office. Leonardo is of Anglo Italian background and has previously worked in sales and brokerage. Jan Obel, CEO KPI Bridge Oil Group says: “Leonardo was selected from our recent competitive recruitment drive designed to bring fresh talent to our industry.

Back Bunker Trader Rejoins KPI

Jordan Felber

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed Mr. Jordan Felber as Bunker Trader/Broker in its New York Office. Jordan initially joined KPI Bridge Oil in 2008 from a position with Global Transportation Services as Area Sales responsible and stayed with the company until end 2011. Now, Mr. Felber has rejoined the New York team as Bunker Broker/Trader. Jordan has spent the last 1.5 years as a bunker purchaser with a large shipowner.  

KPI Appoints Vice CEO and New Managing Director

Rob Atkinson

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, appointed Rob Atkinson as Vice CEO for the group and Jesper Rasmussen as Managing Director for its North American operations. Rob Atkinson has held a senior position in the company since joining Kristensons-Petroleum, Inc. (KPI) in 1993, latest as Managing Director for KPIBO Americas, and he has been the driving force in the creation and development of KPI as well as the mastermind of the original KPI-Bridge Oil alliance.

KPI Bridge Oil appoints London Bunker Trader

Evandro Cavalli, KPI Bridge Oil London Bunker Trader

KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global bunker broker and trader has appointed Mr Evandro Cavalli as Bunker Trader in its London office. Evandro, 31, is Brazilian/Italian and has previously worked for several years with one of the international Oil Majors in trading operations and at Blenheim Shipping UK as Chartering and Finance Administrator. Evandro has also obtained a BSc in Economics from Brazil and a Masters in International Trade Law from Italy as well as various Diplomas in Shipping, Tanker Chartering and Oil products from the UK and The Netherlands.

KPI Bridge Oil Adds Bunker Trader for Valparaiso Office

 Cesar A. Aguilar, KPI Bunker Trader

KPI Bridge Oil has appointed Mr. Cesar A. Aguilar as Bunker Trader in its Valparaiso office. Cesar is an experienced shipping and bunkering professional with 7 years of experience in international shipping and bunkering and a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the University Federico Santa Maria of Valparaiso. Cesar is fluent in Spanish and English. Pedro Vergara, General Manager, KPI Bridge Oil Valparaiso says: “We are very pleased to have Cesar on board, he brings a lot…

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Marine Fuel and Lubricants Trader

London, 18 March 2011 – KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global bunker broker and trader has appointed Mr George Belekos as Marine Fuel and Lubricants Trader in its New York office. George Belekos has obtained a Bachelor degree in Maritime Studies from the University of Piraeus. He has several years professional experience in sales and marine lubricants trading and has spent 3 years working for a well known lubricant trader in Greece. George, 31, is also currently undertaking a MBA degree at Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business in New York City and is fluent in English, Greek and French.

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Rasmussen

Photo courtesy KPI Bridge Oil Group

KPI Bridge Oil, a global bunker broker and trader, has appointed Jesper Rasmussen as Senior Key Account Manager in its London office. Rasmussen, a Danish national, has management and sales experience in the global maritime industry and speaks Danish, English, German, Norwegian and some Dutch and Greek. Rasmussen holds a degree from Copenhagen Business School and has completed various business courses at Management Centre Europe in Brussels and Cranfield University in the UK. Jesper joins the KPI Bridge Oil group from a leading global marine-paint and coating supplier…

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Senior Trader for Singapore Office

Photo: KPI Bridge Oil

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed Mr. Araki Takanobu as Senior Bunker Trader. Araki Takanobu has more than 13 years experience in various bunker and cargo trading roles and has previously been working in Japan, Korea and Singapore. Arakialso has a degree from Meiji University in Political Science. Araki Takanobu is Japanese, speaks fluent Korean and is currently living in Singapore. www.kpibridgeoil.com  

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints New Bunker Broker & Trader

Photo courtesy KPI Bridge Oil Group

KPI Bridge Oil appointed Nick Fuca as Bunker Broker and Trader in its New York office. Fuca has been part of the bunker industry for 27. He started out in 1984 when he joined Sumitomo Corp of America. In 1989 he joined Asamar, Inc/Fratelli Cosulich where he spent the next 22 years of his career.   

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Hout

Caroline Hout

KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed Ms. Caroline Huot as Global Marine Lubricants Director. Caroline will be based in the Group’s Singapore office. Caroline Huot who is a French national has more than 17 years experience in the Marine Lubricants sector. Amongst a number of high profile positions within the Shipping and Marine lubricants industries, she has served as CEO and Managing Director for large independent Marine lubricant supplier…

essDOCS Opens Americas Headquarters

Image courtesy of essDOCS

U.S. Provider of shipping & trade eDocs solutions essDOCS announced its expansion to the U.S. with the opening of a regional Americas headquarters office in Hoboken, New Jersey. The U.S. office enhances essDOCS’ ability to manage and support its customers across the entire Americas region, while also acting as a sales hub for expansion of the company’s cornerstone offering, CargoDocs. essDOCS CEO Alexander Goulandris said, “The opening of our new Americas headquarters marks another step in our commitment to provide regional support for our customers.

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