Bibby Ship Management Expands

Press Release
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Fast-growing Bibby Ship Management has relocated its Far Eastern and Indian operations to new, larger premises in key strategic locations, ensuring the company is ideally placed to service the needs of its customers worldwide.


Bibby Ship Management’s new office in India is situated in Mumbai, the heart of Indian seafaring trade and industry. With over 120 members, the Mumbai team assists customers with sourcing and placing Indian seafarers on their ships, technical management of vessels, marine training and business travel.  


“This move recognises the importance of India as a key training centre for seafarers, particularly in the offshore sector,” says Prakash Agarwal, Managing Director, Bibby Ship Management (India) Ltd. “India has earned a reputation as a supplier of high quality seafarers to many of the vessels managed by Bibby Ship Management. Our new Mumbai office, in addition to our locations in New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkota and Cochin, will ensure that we are best placed to build upon that reputation.”


Bibby Ship Management (Singapore) Pvt Limited has a staff of 11 and is headed by Managing Director Martin Kent and Arvind Mohan, Commercial Director for Asia.


“Singapore is one of the largest shipping hubs in the world,” says Martin Kent. “With over 5,000 maritime related companies registered here and connections to more than 600 ports in over 120 countries; including Indonesia, Malaysia and China, it offers an ideal location for Bibby Ship Management to base its future expansion ambitions.”


Bibby Line Group recently brought its heritage and expertise to the ship management sector with the launch into the wider market of Bibby Ship Management.


The company, sitting within the vast Bibby Group, is able to draw on its long history within the shipping sector as well as other industries, to provide effective business solutions to meet the needs of modern ship owners.

 

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