IHC Asia Pacific appoints Product Director for offshore vesselsCompany News // February 13, 2013
IHC Asia Pacific, the regional headquarters of IHC Merwede in Singapore, has announced the appointment of Francis Tang as Product Director for global sales and marketing of offshore service and support vessels.
Currently Managing Director of the Singapore office of a major international ship design company, he has extensive knowledge of the markets in which IHC Merwede operates.
In his new role, Mr Tang will lead the development of two new offshore support vessels, the IHC Packhorse and IHC Packhorse Maxi – the first in a range of products that will be developed by the IHC Asia Pacific office. This will involve working with local third-party designers and liaising with IHC Merwede’s in-house design and engineering resources.
The announcement of Mr Tang’s appointment coincided with the launch of both of IHC
Packhorse vessels. They will be built in Asia through the cooperation agreement with
Singapore-based specialist offshore shipbuilder Jaya Holdings, and this project will be managed by IHC Asia Pacific.