Martijn Notten started his career in the tank terminal industry in 1983 at Paktank, which is now called Vopak. He worked there for nearly 25 years in various senior commercial and general management positions.

In 2008 Martijn moved to LBC tank terminals as President of Northern Europe and Asia with terminals in China, Netherlands and Belgium. In 2012 he accepted an assignment at Oman Oil Company and established OTTCO (Oman Tank Terminal Company). Two years later in 2014 he was responsible for the oil activities in and around the Port of Fujairah in the UAE.

In 2016 he was appointed as CEO of Vesta Terminals, a JV between Sinomart (Sinopec daughter) and Mercuria (top-5 commodity trader).