About ShipTek 2019 – Singapore

The legacy of ShipTek continues to take its position as a benchmark for the Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas Sector. After 2009, ShipTek is back again in Singapore. ShipTek has become a world brand in Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas sector.

Previous editions of ShipTek has been extraordinarily successful and already established as one of the leading events on the Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas sector. Aimed at key decision makers and high level policy takers within the Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas sector, the event takes place at a time when there is growing optimism about the future of many sectors of the regional shipping business. The Conference aims to focus on key market trends, giving attendees a unique insight into the opportunities that exist. The intention is that attendees will leave the event with a much clearer idea about future trade patterns, and market influences, so they are better placed build the foundations for longer term business growth.

ShipTek has been blessed with a continuum of leader’s foresights and hence is an event that is setting a revolution in the Maritime world. Your esteemed support has brought ShipTek this far and we believe that your continual support will be with us throughout. The forerunners of ShipTek were all billed as ideal events which orchestrated turnarounds in the marine world.

The international maritime metropolis Singapore is going to be epicenter of this scintillating celebration of mariners. This mega event will comprise of the following integral segments:

  • One day International Conference on the hottest current issues
  • ShipTek International Awards

The ShipTek International Awards are considered to be the most prestigious awards in Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas sector which is the main stay of ShipTek 2019, an opportunity to walk up the steps of credence.

Welcome fresher’s those who are new!! Welcome the seasoned!! Welcome back to this journey of exploration, revelation and awe. Welcome into the ideal haven of mariners, with versatility in ideas and vibrancy in deliverance.


Sanjiv Sethi

Sanjiv Sethi Joined sea in 1977 with P&O Lines as a Cadet and got my Command in the year 1992 and sailed until 1997, when he stepped ashore to work as a Quality & Operations Manager. He is primarily a tanker specialist, having sailed on all types of Tanker vessels, including LPG. Have held various positions ashore, culminating with his current role as “Director Marine Assurance (Tankers)”, in Anglo-Eastern, with he have been engaged with for 13+ years. In his current role he is involved in the Marine Assurance role, which has an oversight of some 200+ Tankers. In his previous role as the Operations Director, he was overseeing the Security needs of the Singapore office fleet of some 120 tankers. He is a Master Mariner who also holds an MBA in Shipping & Logistics.

Sanjiv Sethi

Director Marine Assurance (Tanker Division)

Anglo-Eastern Ship Management

Gireesh Menon

Managing Director

Aries Marine & Engineering Services

Ken McClelland

Ken is currently Pacific Green Marine Technologies’ Technical Director, and the inventor of PGMT’s patented technologies including the ENVI-MarineTM, ENVI-CleanTM and ENVI-PureTM Systems. Ken is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience involving scrubbing systems, including researching, developing and patenting three scrubber designs to effectively meet the needs of each specific industry.

Ken McClelland

Technical Director

Pacific Green Marine International

Capt. Ashok R Sabnis

Capt. A.R. Sabnis is currently the Managing Director of Goodwood Ship Management. Prior joining this organization, Capt. Sabnis held the role of Managing Director in an International ShipManagement Company for six years.

He is a member of the technical committee of ABS and Lloyds Register of Shipping. His maritime experience spans more than 35 years.

Capt. Ashok R Sabnis

Managing Director

Goodwood Ship Management

Bhaskar Nigam

Bhaskar has spent more than 10 years at sea, rising to the rank of Chief Officer and has extensive experience in container shipping. In his first role ashore, working as a Port Captain, he dealt extensively with multi-purpose and heavy-lift vessels including project cargo for the oil and gas industry in Australia. Bhaskar joined ‘The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association – Singapore branch’ in 2013 as a Loss Prevention Executive and in his current role as Condition Survey Programme Manager is responsible for the efficient management and running of the Condition Survey Programme globally. In addition to being involved with the survey programme, Bhaskar has been actively involved in developing Loss Prevention initiatives for the Club including relevant Loss Prevention publications, interactions with Members and ship crews, training sessions, risk analysis and causation analysis of claims.

Bhaskar Nigam

Condition Survey Programme Manager

The ShipOwners Club

Oon Gim Wah

Oon Gim Wah is a professionally trained marine engineer with Class 1 Certificate of Competency (Motor). He has over 24 years of experience, knowledge and skillsets in the marine industry from being a seagoing engineer to ship design, ship management, head of quality control and presently a marine lubricant engineer at BP Castrol.

He is currently based in Singapore and leads in providing a comprehensive value-added technical service to a wide portfolio of international marine & energy customers. He has been with BP Castrol for the past 12 years.

Oon Gim Wah


BP Singapore Pte Limited

Douglas Raitt

Douglas has a strong background - spanning over 20 years - in marine fuels and ship’s propulsion machinery.

He has managed a variety of laboratories and inspection offices prior to joining Lloyd’s Register in 2005 to lead its Fuel Oil Bunkering Advisory Services’ business through to 2013. From 2013 onwards he has held the post of Regional Consultancy Manager Asia dealing with the non-Class services Lloyd’s Register offers the marine industry such as asset life extension consultancy, port consultancy, yard assessments and a variety of fuel related consultancy projects in the area of LNG as a marine fuel, methanol as a marine fuel to name but a few.

Douglas Raitt

Regional Consultancy Manager

Lloyd's Register

Jamil Al Ali

Manager Fleet New Building Projects Group



B.S. Teeka

Bureau Veritas

Capt. Rajesh Unni

Eastern Pacific Ship Management

Fleet Ship

Gulf Agency Company


Maritime Port Authority

Pacific Green Marine Technologies


Singapore Shipping Association