Interview with Carsten Ladekjaer – The Dubai Advantage

Carsten Ladekjaer, managing director, explains to IBJ, the benefits of providing a personalised service. “International Bunkering Middle East DMCC is a true world wide top professional player in the bunker and lubricant supply market. We provide product expertise, market guidance, flexible credit terms and first and foremost an excellent personalised service to our clients which…

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IMB commends robust action by Indian navy

The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has commended the India navy’s latest action against piracy off the country’s west coast, which saw a mother ship neutralised and 61 pirates captured. The action undertaken on 14 March 2011, saw the MV Vega-5 captured some 600 nautical miles off Mumbai. The vessel itself had been hijacked by…

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Interview with Carsten Ladekjaer – World Bunkering

Last year was not an easy one for most players in the UAE, and wider Middle East, bunker market. While overall figures are not available, the words most used to describe sales were “flat” or, more positively “stable” and it is clear that pressure on margins has continued unabated. Download PDF: Interview with Carston Ladekjaer –…

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Searching for the light at the end of the tunnel

If the dwindling vehicle queues on the Sheikh Zayed Road are anything to go by, Dubai still has a long way to go before economic growth returns to anything like it was before the Lehman Brothers crash in September 2008. An unusual yardstick it may be, but it is one locals believe is largely representative…

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IBME moves to bigger office

Bunker trading firm International Bunkering Middle East DMCC (IBME) has moved office, effective from March 22, 2009. The new office is about five times larger than its previous location, the company said. “The new office has been equipped with all the latest in IT and communication equipment and the furniture facilities are fully inline with…

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