| | JUNE 20238IN FOCUSUAE BASED MONTFORT ACQUIRES UNIPER'S MARINE FUELS OIL REFINERYUNIQUE GROUP NAMES SAHIL GANDHI AS CEOThe oil refinery owned by Uniper Energy in the UAE that creates low-sulfur fuel oil for the maritime industry has been acquired by Montfort Group and the Private Office of Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum, the business said.In the third-largest bunkering hub in the world, which is located in the city of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, Montfort is currently one of the top two suppliers of ship fuel, also known as bunker fuel, competing with energy trader Vitol. The company's name will be Middle East Fort Energy Refining DMCC. A fully owned subsidiary of Montfort is Fort Energy.Montfort is a multinational firm that engages in commodity trading and related asset investments. It is run and managed by a varied group of highly qualified professionals with years of expertise. We bring a fresh and creative perspective to the trade of commodities and energy, as well as to supply chains, logistics, and services.Our activities play a crucial part in ensuring that the promise of energy and opportunity for all is realised. They do more than simply move energy from places of excess supply to where it is needed. Our company's culture, or more specifically, how we treat and value people, including our employees, partners, and trading counterparties, as well as the citizens of the nations in which we do business and the whole range of stakeholders that are impacted by our choices and actions, is crucial to this. Sahil Gandhi has been appointed the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Unique Group, a leading global leader in subsea technologies and engineering. He takes over for Himanshu (Harry) Gandhi, who will now serve as the Group's Chairman. Sahil has served as Unique Group's COO since 2017. Prior to that, he was an executive director and group sales manager. Under his direction, the business has expanded quickly, added unmanned survey technology to its portfolio, started the process of digitising, which has improved operational excellence, and reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG).Harry Gandhi, Chairman of Unique Group, founded the company in 1993 with three employees, turning it into a thriving multinational organisation with over 500 employees today. Harry Gandhi expressed his confidence in Sahil's ability to lead the company into the future, stating: "Over the years, Sahil has been instrumental in shaping Unique Group to become a leader in providing comprehensive technical and digital solutions for the subsea, renewable, and wider energy industries, with a continued focus on sustainability. Sahil's appointment heralds the beginning of a new era for Unique Group, and I'm confident that his expertise, passion, and ambition will steer the company towards new heights."Sahil Gandhi pledged to continue the company's tradition and establish Unique Group as a leader in offering clients subsea innovation upon taking on his new job. He stressed his commitment to developing innovative products across several divisions, including survey, unmanned solutions, diving, buoyancy, and load testing, and to revolutionising the industry.
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