Peter Beekhuis

Peter is currently head of Maersk’s East of Suez Oil Trading (MOT) team, responsible for the group’s physical bunker supply chain in Singapore and Malaysia as well as their fuel requirements across the remaining ports in the region. He is also the Maersk representative on the Singapore Shipping Association Marine Fuels Committee

He began his tenure with MOT in 2009 after spending the first 10 years of his career in FMCG Sales in his native New Zealand. Prior to his move to Singapore in 2017, he was responsible for MOT’s European trading, leading a team of 10 traders and operators. During his tenure in Europe, Peter expanded MOT’s bunker supply business in Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam to Maersk group vessels as well as third party customers.

Peter holds degrees in Finance and Geology from the University of Otago, New Zealand.  Peter is married, with three young daughters. 

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