Torben S. Pedersen
Fearngas (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Torben started his shipping career with Kosan Tankers in Copenhagen upon completion of his degree in Economics from Copenhagen University in 1982. He then moved to London in 1984 where he joined Trafco UK Ltd, a shipbroking company specialising gas and liquid chemicals as a Gas Shipping Broker. In 1995 Torben took up the role of Managing Director at Hays Shipbrokers which specialized in product and ship broking for LPG and petrochemical gases. Torben successfully lead a management buy-out of Hays Shipbrokers from its parent in 1997, with Astrup Fearnleys becoming the majority shareholder shortly after and the company name was changed to Fearngas (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Fearngas (Singapore) Pte Ltd and the Astrup Fearnley Group have since expanded substantially in Singapore, providing a wide spectrum of shipbroking services.