Kastrup takes the reins at APL

Lars Kastrup has succeeded Nicolas Sartini as CEO at APL, the Singapore containerline owned by France’s CMA CGM.

Sartini, in charge since CMA CGM bought APL in 2016, has moved to become COO and deputy CEO at CEVA Logistics, in which CMA CGM has built up a majority stake.

Kastrup had been in charge of APL’s operations in the US for a couple of years. He is an executive vice president at CMA CGM.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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