Expanding broker opens up in SingaporeCompany News // June 21, 2013
Fast-expanding broker Westshore has formed a joint venture with Raffles Shipping Projects forming Westshore Raffles. The operation is headed up by Alexander Pettersson, a Norwegian national who has lived abroad, mainly in Asia, for most of his professional career.
Mr Pettersson has a Masters from Londonís City University and has worked for the Raes Group for the last eight years. His connections and extensive experience in Asian Shipping.
He started shipbroking in the traditional shipping sector, namely tankers and dry bulk on the newbuild side. Latterly this developed into sale and purchase activities and chartering. The last five years have seen a steady shift in focus towards the oshore market in his professional activities as a result of the burgeoning interest in this sector in Asia.