Svitzer has promoted Rutger Thulin to the position of managing director for the terminal towage cluster in the Americas
This spans Svitzer’s terminal tug operations in Canada, Peru, Costa Rica, St Eustatius and the Bahamas.
Mr Thulin’s appointment will support Svitzer’s growth in terminal operations in selected countries and ports, including pursuing new towage opportunities in the region.
He has been with Svitzer for seven years. For the past four years he was managing director for Svitzer Brazil and before that was he was chief financial officer for Svitzer Europe.
Mr Thulin has a proven track record from different management positions throughout his 14 years with the AP Moller-Maersk Group, including general manager for group finance.