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Bibby and USM form North Asia JV

Bibby Ship Management and United Ship Management (USM) have formed a joint venture to focus on the Chinese and North Asian market.

The strategic alliance, Bibby-USM Shipping is an independent company which will target niche industry segments across China and Taiwan such as the offshore, oil and gas, LNG and LPG sectors.

Bibby's offshore expertise and USM's relationships with owners across North Asia will be combined to offer a range of marine services including technical management, consultancy, crew management, surveying and marine travel.

Bibby Ship Management Singapore's md Arvind Mohan commented: “We are looking forward to working with United Ship Management to venture into the Chinese market through Bibby-USM Shipping. We believe the alliance will open up new opportunities for us in this fast moving and important shipping region. It is an exciting time for our business and for the maritime industry as we expand further afield.”

USM md Kelvin Sun added: “Bibby Ship Management brings a wealth of knowledge and industry expertise to Bibby-USM Shipping and we look forward to working with them. With the new JV, we are confident and determined to be one of the major ship managers in these specialised and niche sectors.”

Posted 10 November 2014

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