About Us

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ABOUT US

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

OUR VISION

We aspire to become a world-class service provider in the construction, conversion and repair of marine and offshore assets.

OUR mission

We aim to develop a committed, competent and cohesive workforce, centred around our core values.

OUR VALUES

As part of the KSL Group, our business practices are grounded in the same five core values: Integrity, Effort, Compassion, Unity and Gratitude. These values define us and guide the decisions we make, our relationships with our customers, and how we empower our employees to make a difference in the communities we serve.

INTEGRITY

We relate to others with sincerity, honesty, truthfulness and benevolence.

We treat everyone fairly regardless of seniority and background.

EFFORT

We are committed to the organisation and work diligently to achieve success.

We stay resilient, hold ourselves accountable and always give of our best.

GRATITUDE

We are thankful for the challenges we go through, that make us stronger, wiser and humble as a team.

We show our appreciation to others for their support and contribution to our success.

UNITY

We embrace differing views to reach the best way forward.

We strive together for a common purpose and execute collectively.

COMPASSION

We care and look after the well-being of our people and the community.

We take responsibility for the safety and well-being of all.

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Milestones

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2022

Launch of the Coastal Sustainability Alliance to build next-generation maritime ecosystem

2022
2021

World’s 1st installation of rotor sails on 325,000MT VLOC in PaxOcean Zhoushan yard

2021
2020

PaxOcean won a contract to construct a self-elevating platform with a 1,600T lift for offshore wind

2020
2019

Renamed PaxOcean International following the total acquisition of DDW PaxOcean Asia. Completed an order for three units of Dual-Fuel LNG Tugs.

2019
2018

Delivery of 26,000m3 FSRU at PaxOcean Zhoushan

2018
2016

PaxOcean Graha Batam successfully completed its 15th Jack-Up Rig

2016
2014

All shipyards rebranded as PaxOcean Group

2014
2012

Renamed DDW PaxOcean Asia following the acquisition of 67% of DDW SEA

2012
2011

PaxOcean Zhoushan started operations and welcomed the first Jack-Up COSL 942 for drydocking

2011
2007

First shipyard acquired in Guangdong

2007

OUR leadership team

Mr. Tan Thai Yong
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Tan Thai Yong joined KSL as a Newbuilding Project Manager in 2007 and was appointed Managing Director/CEO of PaxOcean Holdings Pte Ltd in 2014. 

With more than 30 years of experience as a Chartered Marine Engineer, Mr. Tan has great expertise in maintaining and building marine assets including sailing stints onboard naval vessels. He has played a key role in transforming PaxOcean Shipyard Group into a vital business entity in the KSL Maritime Group.
Mr. Jerome Chew
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Jerome Chew oversees management for shipyards in Southeast Asia under PaxOcean Group including Newbuilding projects, Ship Repair and Conversions business and Green Recycling. He has more than 20 years of experience in Marine Oil and Gas industries.
Mr. Sam Wong
Director, 
PaxOcean Greater China Yard
Mr. Sam Wong oversees management for shipyards in China under PaxOcean Group including Newbuilding projects and Ship Repair business.

He has more than 25 years of experience in Newbuilding projects, Ship Repair and the offshore industry.
Mr. Lim Kwee
Director, Business Development
Mr. Lim Kwee is the Director, Business Development for PaxOcean Engineering Pte Ltd as well as the Yard Director for PaxOcean Singapore Pte Ltd.

He joined PaxOcean Engineering Zhoushan Co Ltd in 2009 as General Manager to oversee the Zhoushan yard infrastructure development before assuming the role of Executive Director (Corporate Services) for the company.
Mr. Bian Lixin
Director, 
Newbuilding and Conversion
Mr. Bian Lixin oversees Newbuilding and Conversion projects on marketing, commercial, procurement and engineering for PaxOcean Group.

He has over 28 years of experience in the maritime and offshore industry. He joined PaxOcean in year 2007 to set up and oversee the Group’s engineering division.
Mr. Danny Kwek
Director, Sales & Contracts
Mr. Danny Kwek has over 30 years of experience in the maritime industry. He brings wide-ranging experience and knowledge on ship repairs, ships conversions, newbuilding projects, and OSVs to offshore structures with major shipyards in Singapore & China.

He has been a key member in the development of PaxOcean’s brand of shipyards.
Mr. Abdul Gahni
Director, Commercial (Ship Repairs & Conversion)
Mr. Abdul Gahni oversees the commercial matters pertaining to Ship Repairs and Conversion activities on various segments of Vessels and Offshore units/rigs for PaxOcean Shipyards located in Singapore and Batam (Indonesia).

He has great experience in the commercial field and has played a key role in the development and operations of the shipyards.

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We believe in building meaningful relationships with our customers, partners, as well as the community at large. Get in touch with us to discuss how we can support your business.
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