General Manager, Bunker Business Division
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
Michihiko Nakano joined Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd ("MOL") in 1988. He was involved in various LNG projects for more than 15 years including overseas assignments in Houston and London. He also worked for in Liner Business, Dry Bulk Sector, Corporate Planning and Research. Nakano began serving as General Manager, Bunker Business Division in April 2017. His tasks are to oversees procurement of fuel oil and lubricant oil for MOL ships and to promote LNG fuel projects in MOL such as LNG tag boat, LNG bunkering vessels, LNG bulk carrier and Japan's first LNG fueled ferry boats. He is a board member of SGMF or society for Gas as a Marine Fuel. He is engaged in building company's decarbonization strategy as for alternative marine fuels. Nakano is a native of Tokyo and graduated from the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo Japan in 1988 with BE of mechanical engineering (fluid dynamics).