Jul 1, 2013
Bremerhaven, 28 June 2013 +++ Alexander Prahl (age 31) has been supporting the EUROGATE Sales team, headed by Jörn Kamrad, since 1 June 2013. He will replace Jürgen Holdack, who is set to retire on 31 January 2014. Alexander Prahl will be responsible for sales for the globally operating overseas shipping companies as well as for feeder and short-sea operators sailing the North and Baltic Seas.
Alexander Prahl worked for various shipping companies for ten years, including in Asia and the Middle East, before he switched from being a customer to being the service provider. Alexander Prahl completed his vocational training as a shipping agent at Team Lines shipping company, where he also subsequently worked in the operations/customer service department as late as the end of 2006. Afterwards, he went abroad: for the Bengal Tiger Line shipping company to Dubai as Line Manager for the Middle East, and later to Singapore for the area of Joint Ventures/India/Sri Lanka. While in Singapore, he switched to TGM Shipping Singapore in 2012 before returning to Germany in 2013.