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CMA Shipping
40th Annual Expo & Conference
April 1-3, 2025Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Rasmus Jacobsen
Managing Director at Monjasa Americas


Relocating from Denmark to Stamford, US in 2011 to set up Monjasa's first presence in the Americas, Rasmus Jacobsen has developed in-depth knowledge of the global oil and shipping industries for more than a decade.

Coming from an internal position as Bunker Trader and General Manager, Rasmus Jacobsen was appointed Managing Director for Monjasa Americas in 2016. Since his accession to the Monjasa Group top management, Rasmus has contributed significantly to the strategic, organisational and commercial development of the Monjasa Group.

Today, Rasmus Jacobsen is located at Monjasa Americas' headquarters in Panama City from where he oversees Monjasa’s maritime operations in Houston, Panama, Colombia and Brazil. Overall, Monjasa Americas employs 60 maritime specialists located in Stamford, Houston, Panama City and Rio de Janeiro and supplies around 2.5m tonnes of marine fuels years.

Educated as Sergeant First Class, Rasmus started his professional career in the Danish Army, which included secondments with NATO forces in Kosovo in 2005 and the coalition forces in Iraq in 2007. In addition, Rasmus Jacobsen holds experience from the LEGO Group in Denmark, where he worked with supply chain management from 2009-2011.

Agenda Sessions

  • Energy Market Drivers and Meeting Future Bunker Demand

  • Panama Canal disruptions and impact on trade