OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuel oil and lubricants, today announced the appointment of Gareth Tan Tze Yuen as a Bunker Trader in its Hong Kong office.
Mr. Tan, who has many years of experience as a bunker trader within the Asia Pacific region, will take responsibility for helping to grow and further strengthen the company’s trading operations in Hong Kong.
Mr. Tan joins OW Bunker from Petro Summit Pte Ltd, where he worked as a Senior Fuel Oil Trader. Prior to this, he worked as a Trader for Global Energy Trading Pte Ltd for the Singapore and Fujairah bunker markets and, before that, as a Logistics Scheduler for Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Bradshaw, General Manager, OW Bunker Asia, said: “Gareth’s experience will bring tremendous value to our customers, as well as the team, as we look to grow our operations within South China and specifically the Hong Kong bunker market. His knowledge of the region and his understanding of the fuel procurement challenges that ship owners and operators face, in conjunction with the established contacts and networks that he has developed across the industry will be invaluable in developing our market leading offering.”
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 world wide, spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas and commands more than 6% of the global bunker market