OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuel and lubricants, yesterday announced that it has been awarded a contract by Shell Brazil to supply marine lubricants to domestic customers.
OW Bunker Brazil is now responsible for the sale, supply and distribution of Shell’s full range of marine lubricants in the South, Southeast and Northeast (not including Maranhão State) regions of Brazil.
Flavio Ribeiro, Managing Director, OW Bunker Brazil, commented:
“This is a significant contract for OW Bunker Brazil, and highlights the strength of our operations in the region, as well as the development of our global lubricants offering. We look forward to working with customers, and providing them with the right lubricant and fuel products that meet the demands of their operations.”
Based in Rio de Janeiro, OW Bunker Brazil’s lubricants team is led by experienced trader Marcus Cabral. The company has also further strengthened its team with the appointment of Antonio Mendes.
OW Bunker Brazil can provide customers with the full range of Shell marine lubricants, including high-performance diesel-ending cylinder oils, trunk-piston engine oils and specialist greases. Under the supply contract, Shell Brazil will also provide technical assistance to domestic clients lifting lubricant products from OW Bunker.
About OW Bunker:
OW Bunker is one of the world’s largest suppliers of marine fuel oil and related services. The Group’s core activity is the global sale of bunkers both from its own physical inventories, where it operates over 30 large and small tankers in its global fleet, as well as an intermediary trader. OW Bunker also provides advanced risk management tools and services in an increasingly unpredictable oil market and volatile global economy, and also purchases and sells entire oil cargoes.
The Group is represented in 25 countries worldwide, spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas and commands more than 6% of the global bunker market