Shanghai: Bibby-USM Shipping has been formed as a joint venture between Bibby Ship Management and Singapore-based United Ship Management to target the growing Chinese shipping industry.
The new JV will enable both companies to diversify their operations into China, Taiwan and the North Asia region, working in specialist sectors such as offshore, oil and gas, LPG and LNG.
Bibby-USM Shipping will offer a comprehensive series of marine services such as technical management; consultancy, crew management, offshore training, surveying and marine travel.
“We are looking forward to working with United Ship Management to venture into the Chinese market through Bibby-USM Shipping,” said Arvind Mohan, managing director of Bibby Ship Management’s Singapore operation. “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.” [10/11/14]