Mr. Tan was appointed General Manager of Penguin Shipyard International Pte Ltd in January 2009. He is responsible for the Group’s shipbuilding, repair and conversion activities in Singapore and Batam.
Mr. Tan was previously General Manager of Penguin Shipyard’s Batam subsidiary, PT Kim Seah Shipyard Indonesia, a position he held when he joined the Group in June 2008.
Mr. Tan possesses more than 30 years of working experience in the marine and offshore industry, including more than a decade in Batam as Assistant General Manager of Newbuilding Projects in a major shipyard.
During the course of his career, Mr. Tan has been responsible for newbuilding order books amounting to more than $200 million across a myriad of vessels, including anchor handlers, crewboats, chemical tankers, cable-laying barges and landing craft.
Mr. Choo was appointed General Manager of the Group’s Batam shipyard, PT Kim Seah Shipyard International, in March 2011.
Mr. Choo, who was Deputy General Manager from June 2009, runs the Group’s shipyard in Batam and oversees all shipbuilding, repair and conversion activities in the yard.
He possesses more than 30 years of work experience in shipbuilding and repair, including close to 10 years working for a major shipyard in Batam.
During the course of his work, he has managed the construction of a variety of vessels, including anchor handlers, crewboats, crude oil tankers, chemical tankers and landing craft.
Mr. Jameson was appointed General Manager of the Group’s offshore vessel-owning unit, Pelican Offshore Services Pte Ltd, in March 2010 and General Manager of the Group’s ship management unit, Pelican Ship Management Services Pte Ltd, in May 2012. He is responsible for the full management – including commercial, technical, operations and safety – of the Group’s fleet of vessels, which consists primarily of crewboats, Fast Supply Intervention Vessels and passenger ferries. He joined the company in July 2009 as Deputy General Manager of Pelican Offshore.
Mr. Jameson possesses more than 20 years of experience in marine and offshore operations. Prior to joining the Group, he has worked in several managerial positions in the offshore industry.
Mr. Jameson holds a Diploma in Shipping and Logistics Management from the Institute of Shipping Management and a Class 3 Foreign-Going Deck Officer Certificate of Competency.
Mr. Chung was appointed General Manager of the Group’s bunkering division, Soon Tian Oon Pte Ltd, in November 2006 and General Manager of the Group’s ferry projects unit, Penguin Marine Services Pte Ltd, in May 2011.
He joined the Group in June 2000 as Operations Manager of Penguin Speed Cargo Pte Ltd, where he was responsible for sea freight operations between Singapore and Batam. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Chung served as Station Manager in charge of air cargo operations between Seletar Airport, Singapore and Batam’s Hang Nadim Airport in SMAC Air Services Pte Ltd for three years, and was a boarding officer of a major local shipping company for more than six years.
Mr. Law was appointed Group Financial Controller in November 2008. He is responsible for the Group’s finance, accounting and risk management functions. Mr. Law joined Penguin as an Accountant in May 2001, and was later promoted to Group Accountant in August 2006 and Group Finance Manager in July 2008, before being appointed to his current position.
Mr. Law has been a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He graduated from the University of Malaya in 1996 with a Bachelor of Accounting degree.
Mr. Ho joined the Group in August 2008 as Human Resource Manager, responsible for all HR activities, including policy formulation, employee communication, recruitment and personnel development.
In 2011, Mr. Ho served as interim General Manager of Pelican Ship Management Services Pte Ltd, with responsibility over the merger of the Group’s two ship management units and their subsequent restructuring. Upon completion of his restructuring duties, he returned to his role as HR Manager in January 2012.
Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Ho served as Human Resource and Administration Manager of an international property development group for 15 years.
Mr. Ho possesses a background in naval operations and holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Singapore Institute of Management and a Diploma in Administrative Management from the Institute of Administrative Management.
Mr. Koh was appointed Manager of Penguin’s Management Reporting Team in November 2011, responsible for the timely and accurate generation and analysis of the Group’s operational and financial activities in support of Senior Management’s decision-making and risk-management processes.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Koh was the Group’s Management Information Systems Manager from December 2009 and MIS System Analyst from 2005.
As MIS Manager, Mr. Koh was responsible for implementing and maintaining a variety of software and hardware MIS solutions in support of the Group’s shipbuilding, ship repair, and vessel operating activities.
Mr. Koh holds a Degree in Computing from Auston Institute of Management and Technology, and a Diploma in Computer Information Systems from Singapore Polytechnic.
Mr. Amandoron was appointed the Group’s Business Development Manager in October 2010. He is responsible for leading and coordinating the Group’s business development activities encompassing ship building and repair, ferry operations and offshore projects.
Mr. Amandoron joined the Group in 2006 and was previously Fleet Manager of Pelican Ship Management Services Pte Ltd, responsible for managing the Group’s fleet of passenger ferries. He is a certified ISM/ISPS internal auditor and CSO.
Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Amandoron worked for a major transportation group in the Philippines, with more than 10 years’ experience in various key positions in design, research and development, project management and ship management.
He holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of San Jose-Recoletos , Cebu, Philippines and is a lifetime member of the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Mr. Somu was appointed Group Commercial Manager in January 2011, with responsibility over the Group’s commercial and contracting activities, focusing on shipbuilding, chartering and sale and purchase transactions, as well as contractual risk management. He is also responsible for marketing the Group’s offshore vessels for charter and sale.
Mr. Somu joined the Group as Commercial Executive in October 2009. He possesses more than 12 years’ experience in the marine industry, starting out as an operations officer for a major European ship owner in April 2000.
Mr. Somu holds a Degree in Social Science, specialising in Economics and Management, from the University of Science Malaysia in Penang.