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Pacific Radiance director arrested in corruption investigation

Mok Weng Vai, one of two executive directors of Singapore offshore vessel owner Pacific Radince, was arrested on Friday by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, according to a statement from the company.

Mok was arrested on suspicion of an offence under Section 6(c) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Cap. 241) although he has not been charged in court, and was released on police bail the same day.

Pacific Radiance says it is unable to provide further details at the moment and did say that the police investigation is ongoing.

Mok has been an executive director since July 2006, and currently heads the offshore support services division which is the group’s core business segment. According to the company’s site, Mok co-founded the group through the incorporation of Strato Maritime Services in 2002.

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Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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