A glimpse of the inspiring people and stories of the maritime industry.
Who would have thought that an internship would turn into a full-time job for more than a decade? Lim Hui Juan interned at Keppel Offshore and Marine while pursuing a Diploma in Marine Offshore Technology at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. She loved it so much that she is now in her 13th year of service with the company. As a Mechanical and System Manager, she leads a team of 40 personnel and 700 contract partners to build accommodation blocks so that seafarers can get a good night’s rest on board.
Looking for a challenging and fast-paced career in an ever-changing industry? Nick Goh joined the maritime industry shortly after graduating from RMIT with a Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Today, his work at Eastern Pacific Shipping as an Operations Executive connects him with people from around the world and there is never a dull moment. He shares that he likes how his work requires him to think on his feet and find effective solutions.
Passionate in driving innovation and achieving strategic outcomes as you learn new things every day? While a maritime career may not have been an instinctive choice for Tang Shu Ling, a Masters graduate in Management of Technology from National University of Singapore, it has been a rewarding experience for her since. As the Assistant Manager of the Projects & Optimisation team at Jurong Port, she uses LEAN tools to streamline processes and improve service delivery of pilot projects.
Do you like to see your work come to life? In this video, Liu Yongsheng shares about the excitement of his work as an Engineer in Sembcorp Marine where he designs megastructures and brings them to life. Besides working in the office using computer software, this Newcastle University Naval Architecture graduate also visits vessels to do surveying and testing of the design.
Being in the maritime industry does not mean you need to be out in the ocean! For Ang Shao Wei, he took an unexpected route after graduating from the National University of Singapore with a double degree in Chemical Engineering and Business Administration (Specialisation in Finance & Data Science). As a Data Analyst at ShipsFocus Group, Shao Wei develops and monitors data processing tools as well as provides business intelligence solutions.
Wondering how you can apply your strengths and knowledge to your career? Laura Wong, Operations Executive with Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency shares with us how she applies some of her top 5 strengths from her Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to her day-to-day job tasks. This NUS Political Studies graduate came to know about the maritime industry through the MSC Maritime Careers Workshop organised by the Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office.