Shin Yang Shipping
Shing Yang Group is one of the largest family own groups in Malaysia with footholds in every major industry from property and retail to shipping and logistics. SHIN YANG Shipping Sdn Bhd is one of the major sectors of the corporation which began in the early 70s which started domestically and now going globally. Growing step by step together with the Malaysian Industrial we spoke with Chief Executive Officer Captain Ting Hien Liong.
During the time of wooden and metal boats revolution in Miri in the 70s, SHIN YANG Shipping Sdn Bhd took over Piasau Slipways Sdn Bhd at Piasau Industrial Estate. This Companyâ€™s main operation is to build tugboats, barges, small vessels, providing ship repairs services and up slipping. For economic reasons and growth, Piasau Slipways Sdn Bhd constructed a new shipyard in Kuala Baram to cater for larger landing crafts, hopper barges to serve the shipping needs to its related companies both domestically and globally. In 1994, SHIN YANG Shipping Sdn Bhd had expanded their shipping services through the establishment of Shinline Sdn Bhd and subsequently, Thailine Sdn Bhd to serve the international shipping sector. The international plying Vessels are mainly for Time/spot Carter, container carrier and bulk carrier under the two companies. Several Japanese built vessels varying from 7000 to 10000t were purchased from the Japanese to cater for Malaysia and Japan trade. In 1995 SHIN YANG Shipping extended her services to International Shipping, where shipping corporation started Shinline Sdn Bhd. Piasau Slipways also set out her new factories at Kuala Baram where present Piasau Slipways Sdn Bhd located. In 1998, Thailine Sdn Bhd., one of the international shipping has been formed dramatically by SHIN YANG. With the aggressive development and advancement of the oil and gas industry, technology in welding and fabrication, SHIN YANG Shipyard Sdn Bhd has been established in 1999 and commenced its operation in vessels construction, repairs and fabrications for the local market as well as the international market. Due to this, the company is one of the first few companies to achieve and obtain ISO 9002 certification in shipbuilding, maintenance and related metal fabrication activities. Up to date, the corporation has a total number of 300 vessels trading around the Asian region. The type of Vessels of various unique sizes include tugboats, dumb barges, Hatch covered barges, coastal cargo vessels, ocean going cargo vessels, chemical tankers, glue barges, piling barges, anchor handling tug and supply vessels, offshore supply vessels and offshore utility vessels. For the international markets, we
also build supply vessels, transportation vessel and patrol vessels for navy use in particular for the UAE market. In the meantime, SHIN YANG Shipyard is in the process of building six units of 13,500t twin deck general cargo vessels which these vessels will be delivered to Shinline Sdn Bhd in 2009 or 2011. This will be the first of its kind of building such tonnage in Malaysia. Due to the increasing demand of the market, under its shipyard arm, there are Piasau Slipways Miri, Piasau Slipways Bintulu, SHIN YANG Shipyard No.1, SHIN YANG Shipyard No.2 and SHIN YANG Shipyard Tanjung Manis. SHIN YANG Shipyard Tanjung Manis will only commence its operation in 2009 and will be able to cater for vessels of at least 20,000ton, 40,000ton and 60,000ton with dry dock facilities for both ship repair and new built. The operation of 60,000ton with dry dock facilities shall be expected to commence in 2011. Most of the vessels built by SHIN YANG Shipping Corporation Berhad were exported to Australia, Holland, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Thailand, and other European market. Our outstanding product are varies size of landing crafts, tugs and offshore maintenance workboats. We build supply vessel, transportation vessel and patrol vessel for navy use. Due to shortage of qualified Malaysian for the ship operation and ship building, SHIN YANG also invested in Maritime Academy to train more Malaysian to run the shipping business. The New Maritime Academy located in Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia has been developing and training their students since April 2008.
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