Port Wings News Network:
APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited), announced the taking charge of Mr. Jakob Friis Sørensen as the Managing Director effective 1st January 2020.
Mr. Sørensen, has been a part of A.P. Moller Maersk Group since 1987 starting at the internal A. P. Moller Shipping School in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the years he has held various positions within the Group in Maersk Line, Maersk Logistics and Damco in countries like Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and India. His long history of delivering high performance in developing markets of Asia within shipping and logistic side of business; makes him an ideal choice to lead APM Terminals Pipavav on the next stage of its development journey.
Mr. Sørensen holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK and has attended several Executive Management courses at IMD, Lausanne, Penn State University in the US. During his free time, he enjoys sports and exploring history while travelling in various countries.
APM Terminals Pipavav [Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd.] is one of India’s leading gateway port for Containers, Ro/Ro (passenger cars), Liquid Bulk and Dry Bulk cargoes serving customers in the state of Gujarat with road and rail networks to India’s hinterland and northwest. The current annual Cargo Handling Capacity includes 1.35 million TEU Containers, 250,000 Passenger cars, 2 million metric tons of Liquid bulk and 4 million metric tons of Dry bulk. APM Terminals Pipavav is India’s first public private partnership (PPP) port in India and is a part of the APM Terminals global terminal network.