Strengthening its ranks, Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries’ Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (NCEIG) has announced that it has appointed Konstantinos Fakiolas as the new Business Development Manager for the Group’s Cryogenic Pumps Unit.

Bringing with him 24 years of specialisation in ship technological applications, Fakiolas’ new role will see him managing and implementing a global business development strategy toward growing and expanding Nikkiso Clean Energy products portfolio, solutions and services in the marine market segment. 

Based in Europe, the new hire will utilise experience gained from a career spent within the marine business and development sector to help expand the strategy. 

“Konstantinos’ extensive experience, contacts, industry, and market knowledge will be instrumental in developing new opportunities in the Marine market and better serving our customers, commented Ole Jensen, Vice President, NCEIG Europe. 

Cryogenic pumps are essential for the transport of LNG within the marine sector. 

Designed to handle extreme temperatures between -164 to -161C, the Nikkiso cryogenic pump is tested in its pump test facility with LNG at -162C.