Bomin Belgium BVBA Launched at Antwerp



The Bomin group is engaged in supply and trade of marine fuel oil with worldwide operations. The Bomin Group will operate under the name of Bomin Belgium BVBA in Antwerp to carry out physical bunkering operations. In keeping with the company’s 2015 growth plans the company has made their physical presence felt into the critical European bunkering hub of Belgium.  Recently in 2015, the group has also spread out new physical and trading operations in Copenhagen, Far East Russia and Rostock, Germany.

The newly formed Bomin Belgium BVBA will comprise of a team of 4 highly experienced and well-networked people to lead and penetrate into the local market. They will also ensure total customer satisfaction via high quality and reliability via their physical bunker supply across key ports.

Customers will have a wide choice from the range of products including IFO 380, ultra low sulphur fuel oil and DMA 0.1 %, with assured physical deliveries provided in Antwerp, Ghent, Zelzate, Flushing and Terneuzen.

Bomin Belgium BVBA will use the 2009-built bunker barge “Vantage” that has a mass flow meter. The 3,500 MT vessel is equipped with fast pumping rates for speedy service.

Managing Director, Bomin Belgium BVBA, Mr. Leslie Willems is quoted to have said: “Our focus is providing customers with the high-quality services and products that Bomin is known for on a global basis. In today’s market, customers don’t just want assurance on the quality and quantity of products, that must be a given. They also want a first rate service that maximizes operational and cost efficiencies, as well as flexibility in the choice and breadth of products in line with their strategy for ECA compliance. This is what we provide, and it is also why we have invested in the installation of a mass flow meter to provide additional guarantees for the accuracy of supply.”

Regional Manager Bomin Group, Northwest Europe, Jan Christensen, is quoted to have commented regarding the new development : “Antwerp is one of the major ports in the world, and it is critical that we have a strong physical presence here to support our customers and our global network. The launch of Bomin Belgium is a continuation of our strategy to expand and enhance our global physical operations, building closer relationships with our customers to offer real value in the bunkering process that goes beyond just the price of the product.”

Mabanaft owns the Bomin Group. They have a staff of 300 and supply and trade in bunker fuels and lubricants via their offices in 36 countries worldwide.  Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG is the trading division of Marquard & Bahls, a Hamburg-based family-owned company that operates in the fields of energy supply, trading and logistics. Mabanaft’s business encompasses the import and wholesale of petroleum products. Furthermore, the company is active in bunker services, service stations, heating oil retail, lubricants and biofuels.

Source: Mabanaft