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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Singapore Shipping Association News

Ms. Caroline Yang, Chief Executive of Hong Lam Marine, is the first female President in SSA’s 34 years’ history  (Photo: SSA)

Yang to the Helm at Singapore Shipping Assoc.

The Council of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)—the industry voice of Singapore’s maritime community— made history by nominating the association’s first-ever female President since its founding in 1985.At SSA’s 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 26 June 2019, the 2019/2021 Council elected Ms. Caroline Yang, Chief Executive of Hong Lam Marine, as the association’s President. Ms. Yang started her career with Hong Lam Marine as their in-house counsel in 1991, and has more than 25 years’ experience in the shipping industry.As President of SSA, Ms.

MOU signing with the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), Singapore Maritime Employers Federation (SMEF), Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) and Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS) aimed at developing human capital for the seafaring sector. Photo MPA

MOU to Develop Human Capital for Seafaring Sector

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), Singapore Maritime Employers Federation (SMEF), Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) and Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS) aimed at developing human capital for the seafaring sector.  The collaboration will focus on:(i)identifying new competencies and skills required to operate the next generation of ships;(ii)enhancing the current training syllabus; and(iii)developing Singapore as a maritime training hub.  Inked at the 3rd

Ron Mathison

Changes in Swire Pacific's Top Deck

Director of SPO on Friday, 18 September 2015.  He has also relinquished his position as Director of the SPO Board. During his years with SPO, Mr Glenn was an active member of the Singapore maritime community and has served as the Chairman of the Offshore Services Committee of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) since 2011. Under his able leadership, the company clinched the prestigious Shipowner of the Year award in April 2015, at the biennial international Maritime Awards ceremony organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. He is also a Member of Institute of Chartered

Esben Poulsson (Photo: SSA)

SSA Names Manpower Issues a Top Priority

Playing an active role and making meaningful contributions to the workings and development of the Tripartite Maritime Manpower Taskforce initiatives for both seafaring and shore-based jobs will be one of the major priorities for the new Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Council, its recently elected President has announced.   Addressing a press briefing in Singapore yesterday, Esben Poulsson said the initiative, spearheaded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), was important in assessing the current manpower situation, addressing the possible reasons of attrition and understan

Ship Owners and Managers Gather in Singapore

and in-house ship managers, and will be chaired by InterManager Past President Roberto Giorgi. The Summit is generously sponsored by Bibby Ship Management, Braemar Shipping Services Plc/Braemar ACM Shipbroking and Videotel and is supported by the Singaporean shipping industry including the Singapore Shipping Association whose Honorary Secretary, Esben Poulsson, will deliver the keynote address. Sean Moloney, Director of Shipping Innovation, who will chair one of the afternoon panel discussions, said: “This Summit provides ship owners and ship managers with the opportunity to hold a microscope

Mr. Michael Phoon

SSA Appoints Phoon as Executive Director

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) announced that Michael Phoon has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the SSA as a result of the forthcoming retirement of Mr Daniel Tan after 29 years of dedicated service to the Association. Phoon will formally take over the position on August 1. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business administration majoring in Finance from the Menlo College, School of Business in California from which he graduated in 1987. He has subsequently enjoyed a highly successful career at Hewlett Packard where he most recently held the position of Director

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