About Us

Our directors

The members of the board of Directors ("Board") of Singamas Container Holdings Limited are set out below.

Executive Directors
Mr. Teo Siong Seng Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

 

Mr. Teo Siong Seng, B. Sc. (Naval Architect), aged 64, was appointed on 20 April 1993, became the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1 February 1997 and was appointed as Chairman of the Company on 27 May 2013. Mr. Teo is a director of various subsidiaries of the Company and he is also the younger brother of Mr. Teo Tiou Seng. Mr. Teo started his shipping career with PIL Group in Singapore since 1979. He was appointed as the managing director of PIL in October 1992 and appointed as executive chairman of PIL in April 2018. PIL activities include shipowning, liner shipping, ship agencies, freight forwarding, container manufacturing, ships recycling, marine services, container depot/terminal operation, warehousing, logistics park, real estate and travel. He is currently an independent non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation Co., Ltd. and COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd.; both companies are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Mr. Teo is the chairman of Sino-Singapore Chongqing Connectivity Solutions Co., Ltd. and Singapore Guangxi Integrated Developments Pte Ltd. (China-Singapore Nanning International Logistics Park) respectively. He is also the vice chairman of Sino-Singapore (Chongqing) DC Multimodal Logistics Co., Ltd and an industry advisor of China-Singapore (Chongqing) Demonstrative Initiative on Strategic Connectivity. He is the chairman of Singapore Business Federation, the Honorary President of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a director of Enterprise Singapore and Business China. Mr. Teo is the Honorary Consul of The United Republic of Tanzania in Singapore.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Mr. Chan Kwok Leung Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Chan Kwok Leung, aged 61, was appointed on 1 March 2012. Mr. Chan is the Chief Operating Officer of the Company and is a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. He joined Eng Kong Container Services Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, on 1 July 1994. He has more than 39 years of combined experience in marketing, container depot management, container inspection and repair, and container leasing. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Technical Director of Unicon International Ltd., a container surveying company with major interests in the Far East.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Mr. Teo Tiou Seng

Mr. Teo Tiou Seng, aged 66, was appointed on 26 June 1996 as Executive Director of the Company and is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Teo is the elder brother of Mr. Teo Siong Seng and has been engaging in shipping business since 1977. Mr. Teo graduated and holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business. He has more than 36 years of working experience in container transport business and is also a director of PIL and the managing director of PILHK.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Ms. Chung Pui King, Rebecca Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Ms. Chung Pui King, Rebecca, M.B.A., HKICPA, FCCA, aged 50, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 2 July 2015. She was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the Company on 2 February 2013 and 10 September 2013 respectively. She is also the director of a subsidiary of the Company. She was appointed as the director of Modex Holding Limited, an associate of the Company, which specialised in leasing and trading of offshore containers, on 10 October 2014. Ms. Chung joined the Group on 1 January 1996. She has more than 27 years of combined experience in public accountancy, sourcing and manufacturing.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Kwa Wee Keng

Mr. Kwa Wee Keng, DBA, MBA (Distinction), M.Acc, B.Acc (Hons), FCA (Singapore), aged 45, graduated with B.Acc (Hons) (second upper honours) and master's degree in accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He holds MBA with Distinction from the University of Leicester, the United Kingdom, and Doctor of Business Administration from The University of Newcastle, Australia. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of PIL, the controlling shareholder of the Company (as defined in the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited), since 1 October 2017. Prior to joining PIL in 2015 as General Manager (Finance), he had held a number of senior positions in finance and accounting in manufacturing and logistics businesses. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

 

(Update as of 26 June 2019)

Mr. Tan Chor Kee

Mr. Tan Chor Kee, aged 66, was appointed as Non-executive Director of the Company on 2 July 2013. Mr. Tan graduated from the University of Singapore with a first class honour degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has more than 41 years of experience in shipping particularly in equipment management, costs control, corporate planning, logistics operations, agency and liner business. Mr. Tan is currently the Deputy Managing Director of PIL.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Cheng Fu Kwok, David

Mr. Cheng Fu Kwok, David, aged 70, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 1 November 2012. Mr. Cheng graduated in 1975 from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor (Honors) Degree in Social Sciences. He has extensive experience in banking, corporate finance and shipfinance. Mr. Cheng has assumed the position of independent non-executive director of Grandland Shipping Limited with effect from 1 January 2016. Mr. Cheng has also been appointed as independent non-executive director of Miricor Enterprises Holdings Limited, a company listed on the growth enterprise market of the Stock Exchange, with effect from 19 December 2016. Mr. Cheng has retired from the Head of Shipfinance in Asia of Credit Agricole CIB with effective from 1 May 2014. He has also retired from the Senior Advisor to Credit Agricole CIB with effect from 30 June 2016, but remains as a director and Honorary Chairman of Credit Agricole Asia Shipfinance Limited. Grandland Shipping Limited, Miricor Enterprises Holdings Limited, Credit Agricole CIB and Credit Agricole Asia Shipfinance Limited are third parties independent of the Company and connected persons of the Company. Mr. Cheng has also been appointed by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for a two years term as Member of the Maritime and Port Board (“MPB”) and Chairman of the Promotion and External Relations Committee under the MPB with effect from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2018. Mr. Cheng was a member of the Working Group on Transportation under the Hong Kong Economic Development Commission for 5 years from 2013. He is also the Honorary Treasurer of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. In June 2015, Mr. Cheng was conferred the Distinction of “Chevalier de l’ordre National du Mérite” by the French Government.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Mr. Lau Ho Kit, Ivan

Mr. Lau Ho Kit, Ivan, aged 60, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 1 March 2011. Mr. Lau is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) in Hong Kong, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Lau graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting. He has extensive experience in accounting and financial management. Mr. Lau had been appointed as independent non-executive director of Nimble Holdings Company Limited (formerly known as The Grande Holdings Limited), a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange from 25 July 2016 to 22 December 2017. Mr. Lau is currently an independent non-executive director of Greater Bay Area Investments Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as CCT Land Holdings Limited), a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. He is also an independent non-executive director of Glory Mark Hi-Tech (Holdings) Limited, a company listed on the growth enterprise market of the Stock Exchange. The Grande Holdings Limited, Greater Bay Area Investments Group Holdings Limited and Glory Mark Hi-Tech (Holdings) Limited are third parties independent of the Company and connected persons of the Company.

 

(Update as of 26 March 2019)

Mr. Ho Teck Cheong

Mr. Ho Teck Cheong, MBA, aged 61, graduated from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 1984.  Mr. Ho is currently an independent director of Dukang Distillers Holdings Limited, a company listed on the main board of Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) (DDHL.SI) and an independent director of NorthCape AS, a Norwegian financial advisory company.  He possesses extensive experience in assets management and banking industry.  He has also previously served as independent director of Centraland Limited (from April 2011 to November 2011) and Li Heng Chemical Fibre Technologies Limited (from September 2009 to February 2017), both of which were SGX main board listed companies which had been privatized and withdrawn from SGX listing in 2011 and 2017 respectively.

 

(Update as of 2 October 2019)

Our Timeline

2019 onwards

NEW Singamas & its strategic intent

● Cost leadership

● Agile manufacturing

● Product differentiation & value added solutions

● Enhance shareholder value

2018 - 30th Year

● Introduction of aquaculture containers

● Commencement of liquid logistics business in India

● A second reefer container factory in Qingdao

● Launch of assembled-on-site reefer containers

● Completion of Phase II expansion for offshore containers in Qidong

2016-2017

Waterborne coatings implementation

2015

Formed strategic alliance with Guangxi Beihu Gulf Int’l Port & Port of Singapore

2014

Acquired stakes in Modex Holding Ltd. to expand offshore business

2012

Established flagship facilities in Qidong, comprised of

● Dry freight, reefers, offshore container factories

● Port terminal

2006

Container manufacturing in Ningbo, Tianjin & Huizhou

2001

Diversified into logistics segment & started a logistics company in Xiamen

1994

Establish container depots in Tianjin & Qingdao

1993

Listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 716)

1990

1st container factory in Shanghai

1988

Singamas was incorporated.


Vision, Mission & Value

We strive to be a leading container manufacturer and logistics services provider in the world.

We  strive  to  be  a leading container manufacturer and logistics services provider in the world by providing high quality, technological advanced and reliable  products  to  satisfy our  customers’  needs, create long-term and sustainable value for our shareholders and share achievements with our employees.

We are committed to implement ecological and efficient processes in our business, contributing to the preservation of global resources and progress of the society.