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OW Bunker wants to take over the U.S. East- and West Coasts

OW Bunker establishes U.S. presence after years of false starts. North America was the only continent missing.

When looking at a map of the world, with red spots marking local OW Bunker offices, one continent has been noticeable for its absence of spots: North America, which has been left untouched in spite of numerous major harbors where the Wrist Group’s bunker business could have generated plenty of revenue.

OW Bunker has made several attempts at establishing a presence on the big market, which is now primarily dominated by competitors World Fuel Services and Chemoil, but the three companies OW Bunker has been in talks with have been unable to agree on a price. But OW Bunker wants in on the market, and, according to Executive Vice president of the Wrist Group, Jim Pedersen, now is the time. OW Bunker will open offices in Houston this May.

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