BIMCO relocates deputy sec-gen to Singapore

Denmark-based independent shipowners’ association BIMCO is to relocated its deputy secretary-general, Søren Larsen, to Singapore. He will move during Q1 2022. BIMCO said that the move was in order to strengthen Asian membership ties.

The BIMCO Singapore office opened in 2016. The office has been headed by Maite Bolivar Klarup until this summer, when she relocated to Canada.

BIMCO secretary-general and CEO David Loosley said that “I am delighted that Søren is relocating to Singapore to strengthen our global outreach and further develop our footprint in Asia. In addition to expanding our contractual expertise, Søren will be joined by Ashok Srinivasan, manager, maritime safety and security, to boost our technical knowledge in the region”.

Larsen will retain his role as deputy secretary-general, keeping overall responsibility of BIMCO’s contractual work.