ABOUT US

Corporate Key Management

Mr James Kuah Geok Lin ( Chairman )

Mr James Kuah Geok Lin is responsible for coporate planning and decision making for Arkstar Offshore. Mr James Kuah holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture from the University of Singapore. He started as an architect in 1974 with Housing Development Board. In 1978, Mr James Kuah joined Hoe Leong Corporation as a Director , incharged of operations and played a key role in the Company's regional drive into Indonesia and Malaysia. Under his leadership, Hoe Leong Corporation was ranked 24th in the 2000 Enterprise 50 Award organized by Andersen Consulting and the Business TImes with support from the Economic Development Board. His other advisory positions include that of Permanent Honorary Chairman of the Singapore Metal And Machinery Association, Chairman of Nanyang Kuah Si Association, Honorary Council Member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Vice-Chairman of the Singapore Ann Kway Association and Corporate member of the Singapore Institute of Architects.

Mr Alvin Kuah ( Executive Director)

MR Alvin Kuah joined Hoe Leong Corporation as Business Development Manager in 2009 as part of the developing team for Arkstar Offshore business. Since incorporation of Arkstar Offshore in 2013, Mr Alvin was appointed as Executive Director. His main responsibilities are to ensure growth of Arkstar Offshore top line revenue and also fleet expansion. Maintaining and building on client's relation, oversee all commercial, new market activities, daily operation and budgeting of the vessel chartering are also part of his porfolio. Withn regards to investment strategy , project financing, public relations, he works closely with Chairman. Prior to joining Arkstar Offshore , Mr Alvin Kuah was in the Semi-Conductor Manufacturing Industry for two years specializing in application Sales Engineering. He holds Bachelor degree in Electrical Electronics and Engineering from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology from Australia. 

Captain Michael F. Norteye ( General Manager )

Captain Norteye is a veteran seafarer with immense experience and knowledge. He graduated in Nautical Studies fromRegional Maritime University and has a Post-grad Dip in Maritime Transportation & Class 1 Master Mariner Certificate of Competency. With 26 years of active maritime engagement under his belt, Captain Norteye served as Captain on both Foreign-going and Offshore Support Vessel for 15 years, held various Shipping Management position for 4years. His other qualifications include, a full Dynamic Position Unlimited Master, Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute (UK), Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK.