24 - 26 NOVEMBER 2020


Saunak Rai

Vice President (LNG Business Development and Operations)


Mr. Saunak Rai is presently heading the LNG Business Development and Commercial operations department. His main task is to create innovative LNG logistics solutions for customers of Small Scale LNG.

Mr. Saunak Rai is a licensed Master Mariner and has extensive experience working on LNG vessels, Tankers, Bulk Carriers and Container vessels. After completing his sea career, he joined shore office of Maersk LNG in Copenhagen, where he was managing the commercial operations of Maersk’s LNG fleet. During his employment with A.P. Moller Maersk, Mr. Saunak represented Maersk in OCIMF, as a part of Navigations and Routes Sub-Committee. He also represented OCIMF in IMO, participating in the E-Navigation sub Committee.

Mr. Saunak Rai graduated with President’s Gold Medal in Nautical Science from Mumbai University, and has completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. During his MBA Mr. Rai, worked on Integrated Strategy Project on “LNG Bunkering”. He is also a certified Chartered Ship Broker and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers, UK.