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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Trainee Program in Glander International Bunkering

Now accepting applications! Do you aspire to work as a trader in the oil and shipping industry? Glander International Bunkering’s six-month Trainee Program paves the way for you to become a successful bunker trader.   What We Offer The program is designed to give you hands-on experience working among the best traders in the industry. You will gain a solid understanding of the shipping industry with emphasis on logistics, product knowledge, legal aspects, compliance, risk management and finance. Simultaneously, an assigned mentor will give you intensive training in core trading

Oscar Obregon (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Obregon

Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. has announced the relocation as per March 1, 2017 of Oscar Obregon from Dan-Bunkering in Copenhagen where he was initially employed as Bunker Trader back in 2012. In connection with his relocation to Houston, TX,Obregon has moreover been promoted to Development Manager, Mexico & Central America. Oscar is originally of Mexican extraction making it an obvious choice to have Obregon focusing on maintaining and creating new business opportunities within this region.   The relocation is an example of the Dan-Bunkering Group’s internal mobility program

Søren Mikkelsen (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Relocates Bunker Trader Mikkelsen

Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. has announced that as per May 1, 2017 Søren Mikkelsen was employed as Bunker Trader in Dan-Bunkering’s office in Stamford, Conn.   Until May 1, 2017, Søren was employed as Bunker Trader in the company’s head office in Middelfart, Denmark, where he started back in 2012. Furthermore, prior to his employment with Dan-Bunkering he was working for a Danish shipping company, thus he is in possession of thorough knowledge of both the shipping as well as the bunker business and can contribute with experience from different sides of the industry.

Radhik Pillai (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Pillai Joins Dan-Bunkering

Dan-Bunkering (Middle East) DMCC has announced that Radhik Pillai started as Bunker Trader in the company’s office in Dubai on June 1, 2017.   Pillai was born in India but raised in UAE where he has also pursued his MBA from Manipal University. In addition,Pillai  has special knowledge of the container segment after having worked with this prior to joining Dan-Bunkering.  

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Dan-Bunkering Appoints Jensen as Managing Director

Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. has announced the promotion of Jim Jensen to the position of managing director as of July 1, 2017.   Jensen initially started with Dan-Bunkering as a bunker trader at its Copenhagen office in 2008 and relocated to Houston in 2012 at the same time as the opening of the group’s first American set-up, where he advanced to commercial director. Prior to joining the Dan-Bunkering Group, Jensen was employed by a large oil company in Denmark.  

Kasper Bækkegaard Christiansen (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Bunker Trader Re-joins Dan-Bunkering’s Middelfart Office

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. announced that Kasper Bækkegaard Christiansen started as Bunker Trader in the trading department in Middelfart, Denmark, as per May 1, 2016.   Christiansen commenced his career as a Bunker Trader with Dan-Bunkering in the company’s head office in Middelfart, Denmark, back in 2010. During his time in Middelfart Christiansen had particular focus on the South East Asian market, thus it was a natural step in his further career to relocate to Asia in 2014 where he was working for two of Dan-Bunkering’s offices respectively.   However, in the beginning

Brenda Lim (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Hires Lim

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels and lubricants, physical supply and specialist in marine risk management products, has announced the appointment of bunker and lubricant trader Brenda Lim at its Singapore office. Lim has more than six years’ experience in the industry, working as a dry bulk broker, in operations at a well-known shipping company and as a Bunker Trader for the past three years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from The Singapore Institute of Management in Accounting and Finance.       

Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard (Photo: Dan Bunkering)

New Sales Manager with Dan-Bunkering in Middelfart

Ltd. has announced that Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard took up the position as Sales Manager in the head office in Middelfart after having been relocated to Houston for a period of two years as the Managing Director of the offices in North America.   Mikkel was initially employed as Bunker Trader in the office in Middelfart back in 2002, and has until the timing of his return to Denmark a few months ago not only acquired thorough knowledge within bunker trading and shipping but also within management, HR, and staff development both in Denmark as well as abroad.    

Michel Dominique Thomsen (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Thomsen Named Dan-Bunkering (America) Commercial Director

Michel Dominique Thomsen has been promoted to the position of commercial director with Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. as of August 1, 2017.    Thomsen initially started as bunker trader with Dan-Bunkering at the office in Copenhagen in 2005. During his 12 year career, he has been stationed abroad, working as a sales manager for three years, before returning to Copenhagen to become a team leader in 2013.    Thomsen is succeeding Jim Jensen who was promoted to managing director of Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. earlier this year.   

Jesper Glistrup (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan Bunkering Promotes Senior Bunker Trader

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced that Senior Bunker Trader Jesper Glistrup was promoted to Senior Bunker Trader & Team Leader in the head office in Middelfart, Denmark, as per 1 June 2016.   Glistrup  commenced his career as Bunker Trader with Dan-Bunkering in Copenhagen back in 1997 and has since then been working four years for one of the group’s offices abroad where after he returned to Middelfart in 2010. During his time with Dan-Bunkering, Glistrup  has had various different areas of responsibility making it an obvious step in his further career to be promoted to

Michalis Manassakis  (Photo: KPI Bridge)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Manassakis to Managing Director

Oil, a leading global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced  the promotion of Michalis Manassakis to Managing Director of KPI Bridge Oil Greece as of July 1, 2016. Manassakis joined KPI Bridge Oil’s London office in 2011 as Bunker Trader and received a promotion to Team Leader in 2014 in recognition of his significant contribution to the development of the team. When Manassakis relocated to Greece in May 2016, he was promoted to Deputy Managing Director and Sales Manager at KPI Bridge Oil’s new office in Glyfada, Athens

Claire-Celine Ancher Bausager (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Employs Bausager as Bunker Trader

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced that as of May 16, 2016, Claire-Celine Ancher Bausager was employed as Bunker Trader at the office in Copenhagen.   Claire-Celine has been working with sales and marketing since 2009, and has joined the office shortly after it moved into new facilities with several other Danish companies within the shipping industry as next door neighbors.

Rune Andreasen (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Names Sales Manager, Group Offshore Manager

. has announced that Nicolai Troen was employed as Sales Manager as per August 1, 2016 in the office in Copenhagen.   Troen commenced his career with Dan-Bunkering in the head office in Middelfart, Denmark, where he started as a trainee in 1998. In 2007, he was appointed Senior Bunker Trader and after that Team Leader, before starting as Sales Manager for the sales department in Middelfart in 2012 – a position he has been managing up until his recent employment in Copenhagen.   Furthermore, A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced that Rune Andreasen was appointed Group

Ibrahim (Ibo) Cördük (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Cördük

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced the promotion of Ibrahim (Ibo) Cördük to Senior Bunker Trader effective January 9, 2018.   Cördük originally joined Dan-Bunkering’s Middelfart office in 2008, thus he can celebrate his 10th anniversary with the company this year.  

Lamin Bara  (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Two Bunker Traders

Dan-Bunkering has announced the promotion of Bunker Traders Rali Bara and Lamin Bara in its Dubai office as of March 1, 2018.   Rali Bara, who joined the Dubai office in 2013 was promoted to Bunker Trader & Team Leader and has during his career with Dan-Bunkering shown great business instinct and strong leadership skills, which is why a promotion to Team Leader was an obvious next step up the internal career ladder.   Lamin Bara, who was also promoted to Bunker Trader & Team Leader started with Dan-Bunkering in Dubai in 2015 and has demonstrated the ability to motivate the team

Frederik Moser (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Moser Appointed Bunker Trader with Dan-Bunkering

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced the employment of Bunker Trader Frederik Moser as per September 12, 2016 at the head office in Middelfart, Denmark. Before joining Dan-Bunkering, Moser studied i.a. economics and has also gained knowledge from the bunker industry. After the recruitment of Frederik, the sales department in Middelfart consists of 14 Bunker Traders.

KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Moves Office

KPI Bridge Oil  said its Singapore office’s move to new premises and appointment of a new Bunker Trader, Zoe Tang. KPI Bridge Oil first established an office in Singapore in 1998.  In addition, Zoe Tang recently joined KPI Bridge Oil Singapore as a Bunker Trader. Tang joins KPI Bridge Oil from a Hong Kong based trading company where she held an Assistant Manager position. She achieved a Master’s Degree from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012. Tang has worked for more than four years in bunkering in Asia and Russian Far East and is particularly experienced in high seas ship

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