NSB GROUP strengthens its activities in Singapore
We established NSB Shipmanagement in Singapore in autumn 2019. The pandemic situation underlined, even more, the necessity to have a representative of our company with technical expertise in South East Asia.
24. February 2021
Panneer Selvam becomes the direct contact person in the strategic maritime hotspot of Singapore and the Southeast Asia region.
Since October 1st, 2020, Panneer Selvam – who is married and is a father of three sons in the “post-teenage age”, as he says – has started his work as General Technical Manager for NSB in the office in Paya Lebar Square, 60 Paya Lebar Rd, Singapore 409051. Between 1983 and 1996, Selvam worked on various types of ships, and from 1993 to 1996 as Chief Engineer. Between 1996 and 2007, he has been responsible for various positions as superintendent in onshore operations and supervised new construction projects at the same time. Since 2008 he has been General Manager and has managed a fleet of 128 ships including 3rd party ships with size classes up to 11,800 TEU and successfully managed 58 new construction projects consisting of containers, Bulk carriers, and Multi-purpose vessels.
“We are very happy that we could attract Selvam as a ship manager for our location in Singapore. We are convinced that his experience and excellent regional contacts will bring us further forward. But that’s exactly why we have to actively benefit from his expertise, his experience, and support him. I’m looking forward to working with him”, emphasizes Markus Thewes.
“With Panneer Selvam, our new office in Singapore is new in many ways,” adds Christian Sinz, who, together with Dirk Kleinekampmann, is responsible for NSB Shipmanagement as managing director.
His main duties in Singapore are:
Contact No. 1 of the NSB GROUP in the Southeast Asia region
Manage the key account in the region for existing and new customers
Our contact for ship visits, audits, or docking in Southeast Asia
Distribution of all NSB services and products
Head of Corporate Branding & Communication