Four months after taking the helm at Tristar Eships, Tim Coffin is talking about growing the multifaceted shipping company.

Coming from a shipping investment and private equity background, Coffin replaced Chris Peters, who left the Dubai-based company to join Montfort Trading.

The first order of business was to settle on one brand name for a company that had hitherto been known in the market both as Tristar Maritime and Eships.