Braemar ACM Shipbroking has hired three staffers to strengthen its vegoils and renewable fuels presence in an effort to expand its non-fossil fuel business.

Chris Flenner and Garrett Lange, industry veterans who have worked for rival brokerage Simpson Spence Young over the past five years, are joining Braemar ACM’s specialised tankers desk in Houston on Wednesday.

Michael Harman, an operator with companies such as Stolt Tankers and Navig8 Group for more than 20 years, is joining the department on the operations side.