New shipbroking company launches in Singapore

Yesterday saw the launch of a new shipbroking house in Singapore. Tanker specialists Sentosa Ship Brokers, named after an island resort off the south coast of Singapore, has been established by four men who quit Braemar-ACM last year. Vadim Mytnik-Gonta, Miles Wright, Rafael Tomayo and Nobuyuki Kamehara are the founders of the new brokerage, which has made plain it wants to expand fast.

“Initially focusing on the clean and dirty tanker markets, Sentosa Ship Brokers provides a full service offering to its clients that will consist of oil majors, traders and ship owners,” the company stated in a release, adding: “The firm plans to quickly expand its service offering into other areas of shipping in the near future.”

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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