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MPA, Société Générale appointed as board members of SEA\LNG

16 Jan 2019

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, on Tuesday (15 January) appointed Paul Taylor of Société Générale and Capt M. Segar of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) as Directors of SEALNG Ltd.

“2018 was an exciting year for the LNG industry and our coalition. As our membership grew to 36 we welcomed Société Générale as our first financial institution and additional ports, including MPA Singapore,” said Chairman Peter Keller.

“I am delighted to welcome Paul and Capt Segar as representatives from these organisations, as well as Xavier and Tahir to the SEALNG Board for 2019.”

Following elections in December 2018, Tahir Faruqui and Xavier Pfeuty also join the SEALNG Board as new directors representing Shell and Total Marine Fuels respectively.

Yvonne van der Laan (Port of Rotterdam), Michael Chia (Keppel Offshore & Marine) and Lauran Wetemans (Shell), meanwhile, has left the board as its outgoing founding members.

“We have benefitted significantly from their leadership, dedication and guidance, and wish them all the best for the future,” noted Keller.

“I would also like to appreciate the ongoing commitment of our other board members, all of whom possess a broad range of highly relevant skills and experience and a singular desire to drive forward our vision of a competitive global LNG value chain for cleaner maritime shipping towards 2020 and beyond.”

The 2019 SEALNG Board Members are:

  • Peter Keller – Chairman, (representing Tote)
  • Stefan Eefting (MAN PrimeServ Augsburg)
  • Tahir Faruqui (Shell)
  • Timo Koponen (Wärtsilä)
  • Masamichi Morooka (YKIP)
  • Xavier Pfeuty (Total Marine Fuels)
  • Hiroyasu Sakaguchi (Mitsubishi Corp)
  • Torsten Schramm (DNV GL)
  • Capt M Segar (MPA Singapore)
  • Svein Steimler (NYK Group)
  • Tom Strang (Carnival Corp)
  • Paul Taylor (Société Générale)

Published: 16 January, 2019

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