Cardiff-based Graig Ship Management has established a new company in Singapore. Graig Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd will provide ship management, crewing and other services across Asia. Geoff Hutcheon has been appointed General Manager.
"Singapore is one of the world's leading maritime hubs and the ideal place for the Graig Group to expand its Asian footprint," said Hutcheon. "We will be building a significant presence here to provide technical and commercial ship management and other innovative services to clients from the Middle East and across Asia, in addition to expanding the global network which Graig Ship Management puts at the service of its global clients."
Geoff Hutcheon has extensive experience as an engineer at sea and as a project manager, surveyor and newbuilding supervisor ashore. Qualified with both a First Class Engineer's certificate and an MBA, he has been most recently been supervising the building of Diamond bulk carriers in Vietnam for Graig China.