Saunak Rai

General Manager

Mr. Saunak Rai is heading “FueLNG”, a Joint venture of Shell and Keppel, a company providing LNG as bunkers to customers in Singapore. Under his leadership, FUELNG successfully performed first in Asia, simultaneous cargo and ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation with CMA CGM Scandola and first in the world, LNG Bunkering to LNG fueled Newcastlemax Bulk carrier Mount Tourmaline. He also led FueLNG to win the World LNG Award 2021 for Outstanding Contribution to LNG Industry at WORLD LNG AWARD at Rome in Dec 2021. Saunak Rai is also the Chairman of National Technical Committee for Bunkering (Cryogenic and Gaseous Fuels), Singapore, with the scope to review and develop Singapore bunkering standards (including LNG, Ammonia, Bio-Methane and Hydrogen) related to quality and quantity measurement, safety procedures and competency requirements and development. Saunak Rai graduated with the President’s Gold Medal in Nautical Science from T.S. Chanakya and proceeded to sail with Seaarland Shipping Management and A.P.Moller Maersk. Mr. Saunak Rai is a licensed Master Mariner and has extensive experience working on LNG vessels, Tankers, Bulk Carriers and Container vessels. He completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. He is also a certified Chartered Ship Broker and Fellow and Executive Committee Member of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers. Saunak is also business Coach and Singapore Ambassador of Copenhagen Business School.

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