Bibby Ship Management has formed a strategic alliance with United Ship Management, to capitalise on business opportunities in the Chinese market.
The joint venture, known as Bibby-USM Shipping Pte Ltd, has been set up as an independent company to help diversify operations into the North Asia region, targeting China and Taiwan for sectors including offshore, oil and gas, LPG and LNG.
Bibby-USM Shipping will offer a series of comprehensive one-stop-shop marine services such as Technical Management; Consultancy; Crew Management; Offshore Training; Surveying and Marine Travel.
Arvind Mohan, Managing Director, Bibby Ship Management – Singapore
“We are looking forward to working with United Ship Management to venture into the Chinese market through Bibby-USM Shipping Pte Ltd. We believe the alliance will open up new opportunities for us in this fast moving and important shipping region. It is an exciting time for our business and for the maritime industry as we expand further afield.”
Kelvin Sun, Managing Director of United Ship Management
“Bibby Ship Management brings a wealth of knowledge and industry expertise to Bibby-USM Shipping Pte Ltd and we look forward to working with them. With the new JV, we are confident and determined to be one of the major ship managers in these specialised and niche sectors.”
Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward
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