Rostom Merzouki

Director, Global Gas Development
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Rostom Merzouki is currently serving as ABS Director, Head of Global Gas Solutions and is responsible for the development of all gas related activities in ABS. He has more than 30 years experience in the marine industry. He finished his sailing career with Maersk as a Chief Engineer after serving on Gas Carriers, FGSO, Tankers, OSVs, PSVs. Prior joining ABS, Rostom worked at one of the largest LNGC companies in the world, managing Q-Max and Q-Flex vessels. He also looked after strategic projects including new builds of LNGCs, dual fuel conversions, acquisitions, sustainability and decarbonization. Rostom holds a Chief Engineer’s dual license and an MSc degree in Marine Engineering from the University of Strathclyde – Glasgow