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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

New Head of Operations Europe/Asia at Dan-Bunkering

Carsten Ladekjær

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd., has per June 1, 2013 employed Carsten Ladekjær as Head of Operations Europe/Asia & Senior Vice President. Carsten will be situated at the company’s headquarter in Middelfart, Denmark, but will manage the overall operational responsibility of several of the company’s departments around the world. Carsten has several years of experience in the bunker business. He started his career with Dan-Bunkering 18 years ago as a trainee. In 2006 he was promoted Senior Bunker Trader…

International Bunkering Middle East DMCC Promotes Staff

International Bunkering based in Dubai, UAE is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Felix Teo Yu Chuan to Senior Bunker Trader as from 1st of May 2011. At International Bunkering we acknowledge the value of each of our employees and their contribution to our results. Throughout his period of employment with International Bunkering Mr. Felix Teo has shown a very high level of customer understanding and a desire to meet them at level and to fulfill their individual requirements.

International Bunkering Promotes Hernan B. Ortiz

Hernan B. Ortiz: Photo credit Intrnational Bunkering

International Bunkering promotes Mr Ortiz to Senior Bunker/Lubricant Trader & Team Leader in its Dubai office. CEO Carsten Ladekjaer said: "It is our pleasure to inform that as a result of his continuous hard-working efforts, his achieved results and his ability to interact in a most professional manner with his colleagues and business partners aroung the world, we have decided to promote Mr. He continued: "Throughout the last few years International Bunkering has been able to successfully grow its business with the support of a growing number of shipowners…

International Bunkering Appoints Team Leader

Ajay Menon

International Bunkering Middle East DMCC promoted Ajay Menon to Senior Bunker/Lubricant Trader and Team Leader. “Mr. Menon has served our company diligently and loyally for more than seven years and has played  an important and driving role in the development of our Sales Team through his wide experience in the market and through his extensive professional network of valued business counter parties. We are always pleased to announce a promotion of any employee within our group…

International Bunkering Group Appoints New CEO

Christopher Berg Lassen

International Bunkering Group announced that a new CEO has been appointed as of June 1 2013. Mr. Christoffer Berg Lassen has been promoted from the position of International Sales Manager to Group CEO. Mr. Christoffer Berg Lassen has worked with the International Bunkering Group since early 2008 and he will replace the former CEO, Mr. Carsten Ladekjaer, who has accepted a position outside the International Bunkering Group. Mr. Christoffer Berg Lassen brings international expertise and has a background in the marine bunker and lubricant industry. Mr.

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 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.

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.

DS Norden Joins OceanConnect

Dampskibsselskabet Norden, one of the world's oldest and largest ship owners, has joined OceanConnect as a new equity partner. Norden Senior Vice President Carsten Mortensen said that, "We established this partnership because OceanConnect has provided Norden with benefits far beyond traditional fuel brokering. The savings to date have been tremendous. In light of these results, we wanted to partner with the company that is changing the way bunkers are purchased." "We have been using OceanConnect for over a year, and we are saving money on fuel, our largest variable cost. We're acquiring equity because we know the value of OceanConnect's service," Norden Vice President Jacob Meldgaard said.

Neratek AS Changes Name to Marlink AS

Neratek AS changed its company name to Marlink AS, in a move that signals its continued integration of worldwide business operations into Marlink. Neratek was acquired by Marlink's parent company, Telenor Satellite Services, earlier this year. Søren Einshøj will serve as the Managing Director of Marlink AS as part of his duties as Managing Director for the Marlink Group. Former Neratek founder and General Manager Carsten Hansen will continue with the new Marlink AS, serving customers throughout the Nordic region. Also, former Neratek Marketing Manager Tom Strandberg has assumed additional new duties with the Marlink Group as Sales Director for the United Kingdom and Nordic Region.

YCF Group Expands Management Team in Germany

The YCF Group has appointed Carsten Gierga as managing director responsible for its activities in Germany. Suwarie Topaz, general manager, has also been promoted to vice-president, global marketing and business development with worldwide responsibilities. The YCF Group of companies includes the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the exclusive administrator of the world’s largest quality ship register, EuroFlag Services (EFS), a Luxembourg-resident company which performs ship registration and management services for shipowners seeking to register vessels under the Luxembourg flag, and EMA Manning Agency, a specialised provider of marine engineers and electricians.

Norden CEO Carsten Mortensen Leaving for BW Group

Carsten Mortensen: Photo NORDEN

After 17 years with Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S, with almost 10 years as CEO, Carsten Mortensen says he has decided to resign his position as CEO of NORDEN and seek new challenges as Group CEO of the  maritime BW Group. The Board of Directors is in the process of finding a successor. Carsten Mortensen will be available to NORDEN for a [undefined] period. Mortensen has been head of NORDEN in a period when the firm has developed into one of the largest dry cargo and product tanker companies in the world. It is with regret, the Board says, that it has received Carsten Mortensen’s resignation.

DONG Get Billions in Funding, Appoint New CFO

Marianne Wiinholt: Photo credit DONG

DONG Energy, a leading energy group with offshore interests in Northern Europe, announce that Goldman Sachs will subscribe for new shares for DKK 8 billion, ATP for DKK 2.2 billion and PFA for DKK 0.8 billion. Coincidentally, Carsten Krogsgaard Thomsen will step down as CFO after 11 years with DONG 
Energy. His successor will be Marianne Wiinholt, who comes from the position of 
Senior Vice President of DONG Energy's Customers & Markets division. Henrik Poulsen, DONG Energy’s CEO, says: 

“I would like to thank Carsten for the huge contribution he has made to the 
company over many years.

Thome Ship Management Appoints New Managing Director

Carsten Brix Ostenfeldt, Managing Director, Thome Ship Management

Carsten Brix Ostenfeldt has been appointed Managing Director of Thome Ship Management with immediate effect. He replaces Bjorn Hojgaard who has resigned from the group to pursue other interests. Carsten becomes Managing Director of Thome Ship Management after serving as the company’s Technical Director for the last two years. Mr Thorstensen thanked Bjorn Hojgaard for his time at Thome Ship Management and said his decision to leave the group was “sad but understandable”. “Bjorn…

Dan-Bunkering Employs Group Credit Analyst

Morten Rosenberg Nielsen

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced  that Morten Rosenberg Nielsen has been employed as Group Credit Analyst effective from 1st December 2014. Morten who holds a Master Degree in finance comes from a similar position, where he was responsible for credit activities predominantly within Europe. Prior to this, Morten has served in the Danish Army as a Reserve Officer and more recently worked for one of the largest shipping companies in the world. Group Credit Manager Henrik Ladekjær…

COSCO Mulls Hanjin Port Asset Purchase

China's COSCO Shipping Co Ltd may consider buying the port assets of troubled South Korean firm Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd, Chinese online finance magazine Caixin reported on Wednesday. But COSCO Shipping has no plans to buy the world's seventh-largest container carrier's ships, Caixin cited the Chinese firm's Chairman Xu Lirong as saying. Hanjin Shipping collapsed last month. Earlier on Wednesday, a South Korean court said it has not yet decided whether a sale of the company is necessary. Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk and Paul Carsten

Voith Turbo CEO Reinhardt Resigns

Carsten J. Reinhardt, President and CEO of Voith Turbo and member of the Corporate Management Board of Voith GmbH, has resigned Tuesday in order to pursue other interests, the company announced. Dr. Uwe Knotzer will become the new Chairman of the Board of Management of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG and member of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith GmbH with immediate effect Dr. Knotzer has been on the Board of Management of Voith Paper since 2012, where he is in charge of the Products & Services business line.

Fast Ferry Demand for Tailor-made Seating

To better address the seating needs of today's fast ferry and passenger ship industry, Modell-Møbler is evolving into a more focused manufacturer, targeting tailor-made solutions rather than standard products. "Receiving up to three or more requests for seating projects each day, we see an increasing market trend for ship-specific seating solutions, demanding high engineering and design standards," said Jan Carsten Thomassen, managing director, Modell-Møbler. During the past 24 months, Modell-Møbler has delivered over 20,000 products including a wide variety of passenger seats, pullmans, combi sofas and beds to the fast ferry, passenger and cruise ship markets.

Voith Taps Reinhardt as President & CEO

Carsten J. Reinhardt, Member of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith GmbH and President and CEO of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG

Carsten J. Reinhardt Becomes Member of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith GmbH and President and CEO of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG. Heidenheim, Germany June 14, 2012 – This is to announce the appointment of Carsten J. Reinhardt as Member of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith GmbH and as President and CEO of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG. As of July 1, 2012, Reinhardt will succeed Dr. Hubert Lienhard who had held this function since January 1, 2012 in addition to his office as President and CEO of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith GmbH.

HATLAPA and LOEWE MARINE Establish Premium Partnership

Jörg Tollmien & Carsten Löhmer SMM 2012

New partnership to offer cost-effective repair and maintenance services for all makes and models of steering gear and rudder systems worldwide. HATLAPA Uetersener Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG and LOEWE MARINE GmbH & Co. KG will be collaborating closely in the area of steering gear and rudder system maintenance and repairs. The new partnership was announced at the SMM tradeshow in Hamburg in September. The two companies expressed confidence that the resulting synergies will offer an increased benefit to their existing customers and create new business opportunities.

Thome to Manage Its First DIS Vessel

Photo courtesy of Thome

Thome Ship Management has reached a new milestone by taking over the full management of its first vessel to be flagged under the Danish International Ship Register. The technical and crew management deal, signed with Danish ship owner Evergas, involves the 12,000 cubic metre ethylene carrier JS Greenstone which was placed under the Danish flag during a recent State visit by HM The Queen of Denmark and HRH The Prince Consort to China. A naming ceremony at the Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in Qidong was attended by Anne H.

Bunker Holding Adds Subsidiary Unioil Supply

The Bunker Holding Group has established a new subsidiary operating under the name Unioil Supply A/S. The physical setup, based in Aalborg, consists of professionals from the former OW Supply & Trading. The Danish-based Bunker Holding is the parent company of a group of companies specializing in the purchase, sale and supply of fuel and lube oil to ships as well as risk management and associated services. The group operates globally within the shipping business and is represented by 36 own companies worldwide, currently in 25 countries. As part of its strategy Bunker Holding has decided to enter the physical part of the bunker market.

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