Commerce Club Luncheon Series

The Commerce Club is an educational networking event for maritime and transportation professionals. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, meet at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport to network with other leaders in the Port Community. As industry leaders, elected officials, and the heads of governmental agencies, the Commerce Club's speakers know that you live and work in the Port Region every day, and speak to issues that directly affect your bottom line.


January 9, 2020 Commerce Club & Annual Meeting

Event Details

Date: Thursday - January 9, 2020
Time: 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas 77017

Guest Speaker: Melissa R. Williams, Global Sales & Marketing-Marine Fuel, Shell Trading

Melissa Williams, Shell Trading

Melissa is Shell’s Global Sales & Marketing manager for Marine Bunker Fuel.  She is responsible for the Global Marine Bunker sales business in Trading.  She has played a key role in Shell to prepare for IMO 2020 fuel specification change.    She has been with Shell for over 20 years where her experience spanned from rotating equipment support to hydrocarbon economic analysis.  Prior to joining Shell/Motiva, Melissa worked for Mc Neil Consumer Products Company (producer of Tylenol) and supported NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) as a flight controller.   

Melissa will provide an update on the IMO 2020 initiative.


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