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 67, 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. Mr. Teo started his shipping career with Pacific International Lines (Private) Limited (“PIL”) Group in Singapore since 1979. PIL is the controlling shareholder of the Company as defined under the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). Mr. Teo 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, container depot/terminal operation, warehousing and logistics park. 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. He is also currently a non-executive and non-independent director of Keppel Corporation Limited and an independent non-executive director of Wilmar International Limited, both companies are listed on the main board of Singapore Exchange. He is the Immediate Past Chairman of Singapore Business Federation, Honorary President of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry and a director of Business China. Mr. Teo is the Honorary Consul of The United Republic of Tanzania in Singapore.

 

(Update as of 29 March 2022)

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

Ms. Chung Pui King, Rebecca, M.B.A., HKICPA, FCCA, aged 53, 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 various subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Chung joined the Group on 1 January 1996. She has more than 30 years of combined experience in public accountancy, sourcing and manufacturing.

 

(Update as of 29 March 2022)

Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Chan Kwok Leung

Mr. Chan Kwok Leung, aged 64, had been an Executive Director of the Company since 1 March 2012 and re-designated as a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2022. Mr. Chan is a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. He had more than 42 years of combined experience in marketing, container depot management, container inspection and repair, and container leasing.

 

(Update as of 29 March 2022)

Mr. Kwa Wee Keng

Mr. Kwa Wee Keng, DBA, MBA (Distinction), M.Acc, B.Acc (Hons), FCA (Singapore) , aged 48, was appointed as Non-executive Director of the Company on 26 June 2019. He 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. Mr. Kwa has been the Chief Financial Officer of PIL 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 29 March 2022)

Mr. Tan Chor Kee

Mr. Tan Chor Kee, aged 69, 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 44 years of experience in shipping particularly in equipment management, costs control, corporate planning, logistics operations, agency and liner business. Mr. Tan is currently the Advisor of PIL.

 

(Update as of 29 March 2022)

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

Mr. Cheng Fu Kwok, David, aged 73, 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 main board of the Stock Exchange, with effect from 19 December 2016. He has also been appointed as Independent Director of Sincere Navigation Corporation, a company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, with effect from 28 June 2019. 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 and retired as a director and honorary chairman of Credit Agricole Asia Shipfinance Limited with effect from 10 July 2020. Grandland Shipping Limited, Miricor Enterprises Holdings Limited and Sincere Navigation Corporation 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. 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 29 March 2022)

Mr. Lau Ho Kit, Ivan

Mr. Lau Ho Kit, Ivan, aged 63, 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. He had been appointed as independent non-executive director of Glory Mark Hi-Tech (Holdings) Limited, a company listed on the growth enterprise market of the Stock Exchange, from 13 December 2001 to 1 March 2020. Mr. Lau is currently an independent non- executive director of GBA Holdings Limited, a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. GBA Holdings Limited is third party independent of the Company and connected persons of the Company.

 

(Update as of 29 March 2022)

Mr. Ho Teck Cheong

Mr. Ho Teck Cheong, MBA , aged 63, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 2 October 2019. Mr. Ho graduated from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 1984. Mr. Ho is currently an independent director and has been appointed on 2 December 2021 as a Non-Executive Chairman of China Shenshan Orchard Holdings Co. Ltd. (formerly known as Dukang Distillers Holdings Limited), a company listed on the main board of Singapore Exchange and an independent director of NorthCape AS, a Norwegian financial advisory company. He possesses extensive experience in assets management and banking industry.

 

(Update as of 29 March 2022)

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.