Port of Duqm, Oman
Erwin Mortelmans is the Commercial Director of Port of Duqm since June 2015. Before joining Port of Duqm, Erwin has held various commercial, business development and managerial roles during 8 years of service for Oiltanking, one of the leaders in the liquid bulk storage industry, including a passage of almost four years in Oman. These experiences have provided him with a sound knowledge of the global oil & gas and (petro)chemical flows as well as a profound understanding of the dynamics of the major Middle Eastern and East African ports in relation to their hinterland and surrounding regions. Prior to this, Erwin was a business development manager for 7 years for a major Japanese trading company where he launched and marketed a portfolio of organic and inorganic chemical raw materials used in a wide variety of industries within Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Erwin started his career in his home country Belgium where he worked for four years as commercial manager for leading industrial glass manufacturing company.