IHC Merwede poaches top Wärtsilä Singapore exec


Singapore: The managing director of Wärtsilä Ship Design Singapore has jumped ship to IHC Asia Pacific. Francis Tang has been appointed product director for the product market combination team at the regional headquarters of IHC Merwede in Singapore. 

In his new role, Tang will lead the development of two new offshore support vessels, the IHC Packhorse and IHC Packhorse-maxi – the first in a range of products that will be developed by the IHC Asia Pacific office.

Tang was with Wärtsilä for three years and prior to that had stints with class societies ABS and DNV and started his shipping career at ST Marine.  [13/02/13]


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