Purus Marine (“Purus”, or the “Company”) announced today the appointment of Pontus Berg as chief operating officer (“COO”), effective 1 February 2023.
As COO, Mr. Berg will be responsible for Purus Tech, the Company’s asset manager overseeing commercial and technical management of its vessels and infrastructure equipment across the entire business. Mr. Berg will also serve as co-head of the Purus Clean Energy and Purus Logistics businesses. He will be based in the Company’s Singapore office.
Mr. Berg brings 24 years of experience in the maritime industry in gas operations, shipbuilding and ship management. Before joining Purus, Mr. Berg was executive vice president, technical & operations, at BW LPG Ltd. in Singapore where he led a global team overseeing full fleet management and commercial operations, strategic technical & technological asset development, and was responsible for newbuilding and conversion programmes. Mr. Berg also held management positions at Greenship Gas, Evergas and Eitzen Gas.
With the appointment of Mr. Berg, Henry Chiang, current Purus COO and co-head of Purus Clean Energy and Purus Logistics, will transition to senior advisor to the Purus Board.
About Purus Marine
Purus Marine (www.purusmarine.com) provides innovative low-carbon maritime energy transportation and infrastructure systems by integrating people, assets and know-how. The company works closely with its customers, listening to their needs, identifying the most appropriate and cost-effective technologies, and designing and operating assets that deliver value. With its values of safety, innovation and respect, Purus aims to offer solutions that leave the world a better place. Purus has a fleet of over 50 low-carbon vessels in the offshore wind, LNG, ammonia, logistics and ferry sectors. With approximately 300 employees, Purus has offices in London, Singapore, Rotterdam, Swansea and Newcastle.