Varun Chhabria has moved from Certas Energy to take up the new role of Group Head of Marine Fuels.
Greenergy says that it intends to use its fuel import and supply infrastructure to support marine customers, and it sees the expected change in bunker fuel demand patterns as a result of IMO 2020 as the catalyst for its move into the shipping sector.
Andrew Owens, Greenergy Chief Executive explained: ‘Changes to marine fuel specifications in 2020 are making marine fuels more similar to the road fuels that we currently supply. We therefore intend to build on our existing distillate supply chains to blend, store and supply marine fuels, both in the UK and further afield.
‘Varun brings a wealth of experience to this project and we welcome him to the team.’
Varun Chhabria has also previously worked at Inver Energy, which was acquired by Greenergy in October 2017, and he commented on his new post: ‘The combination of Greenergy’s scale in the UK and its international expansion make this an exciting time to be joining the company.
‘The company has strength and depth across its business and I look forward to working with colleagues old and new as we expand Greenergy’s low-cost/high service offer to marine fuel customers.’