HISTORY
STRATEGY
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STRUCTURE
RB British Marine is a vessel operating and management group based in London, Singapore and Mumbai. The group was established as a joint venture between British Marine plc and Reuben Brothers. The principals of both parties enjoy a longstanding relationship having worked closely together since the 1980s.

Under this arrangement, the British Marine shipping platform, consisting of commercial and technical management services and freight trading capabilities were transferred to the joint venture, combining with the structured finance expertise of the Reuben Brothers investment team. 

RB British Marine is responsible for the commercial and technical management of ships belonging to both British Marine plc and Reuben Brothers, which maintain separate ownership of the vessels themselves. This platform now provides these management services as well as investment and structured financing solutions to other third party ship-owners. 


 




British Marine plc
The British Marine plc was founded in 1999 in the UK for the purpose of owning and operating ships. It is part of The Britmar Group, which is controlled by CEO Alan Bekhor. The group has interests in mining, infrastructure and power generation, in addition to its longstanding presence in the shipping industry.

For further information, see:
www.britmarine.co.uk
www.britmar.net

Reuben Brothers
Reuben Brothers is a leader in private equity, real estate investment and development, and venture capital.
For further information, see:
www.reubenbrothers.com
HISTORY
RB British Marine is a vessel operating and management group based in London, Singapore and Mumbai. The group was established as a joint venture between British Marine plc and Reuben Brothers. The principals of both parties enjoy a longstanding relationship having worked closely together since the 1980s.

Under this arrangement, the British Marine shipping platform, consisting of commercial and technical management services and freight trading capabilities were transferred to the joint venture, combining with the structured finance expertise of the Reuben Brothers investment team. 

RB British Marine is responsible for the commercial and technical management of ships belonging to both British Marine plc and Reuben Brothers, which maintain separate ownership of the vessels themselves. This platform now provides these management services as well as investment and structured financing solutions to other third party ship-owners. 


 




British Marine plc
The British Marine plc was founded in 1999 in the UK for the purpose of owning and operating ships. It is part of The Britmar Group, which is controlled by CEO Alan Bekhor. The group has interests in mining, infrastructure and power generation, in addition to its longstanding presence in the shipping industry.

For further information, see:
www.britmarine.co.uk
www.britmar.net

Reuben Brothers
Reuben Brothers is a leader in private equity, real estate investment and development, and venture capital.
For further information, see:
www.reubenbrothers.com
STRATEGY
RB British Marine intends to capitalise on British Marine's established good name, connections and track-record in the shipping industry combined with the opportunities for growth provided by the Reuben Brothers financial strength, investment expertise and long-term commitment to the shipping business. The joint venture will benefit from the economies of scale of managing the fleet of both owners, and seeks to bring these benefits to other third-party owners of vessels. RB British Marine also intends to grow into a significant presence as an operator and freight-trader within the dry bulk-space targeting project cargoes and contracts of affreightment with cargo-operators and industrial end-users.

The company provides a holistic combination of services through three independent pillars. These pillars act at arm’s length to each other so as to remain highly efficient and competitive.

For further information about the services we provide, click here
 
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SENIOR MANAGEMENT  
Alan Bekhor is the founder of British Marine PLC, which was established in 1999 for the purpose of ship owning and management. He is also founder of the Britmar Group which has interests in mining, infrastrucure and power generation. He had previously been the Group Managing Director of Trans-world Metals Ltd, a company controlled by the Reuben Brothers, which had significant interests in aluminium, steel, ferro-alloys and fertiliser production, manufacturing and trade. He has over 30 years of experience in commodities and shipping.
Mehmet Saydam covered natural resources and commodities in emerging markets for over 20 years at institutions including Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, and has led successful jumbo deals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has advised Reuben Brothers on the expansion of their natural resourses franchise, covering various sectors including shipping, iron ore, coal and energy.



Captain Ashok Bahl is a Master Mariner with over 40 years experience in shipping. He served at sea for 16 years  on a large variety of types and sizes of ships, thereafter onshore as a Marine Superindent, General Manager and Fleet Manager. In 2004 he set up the Indian office of British Marine, which he has helped build into a renowned managment platform. He has a vast array of pracitcal experience covering nearly all aspects of international shipping.
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