PCL Shipping

19-January-2018

Singapore based shipowner and operator PCL (Pacific Carriers Ltd) Shipping’s managing director Govind Ramanathan is departing to pursue his own interests in shipping business. Govind Ramanathan has served as managing director at the privately owned Kuok Group since Keith Denholm’s departure in 2010, and as executive director of its Malaysian Bulk Carriers affiliate since 2015.

Singapore based shipowner and operator PCL (Pacific Carriers Ltd) Shipping will appoint an internal candidate for Govind Ramanathan’s position. Chairman Kuok Khoon Kuan retired in 2017. PCL (Pacific Carriers Ltd) Shipping operates a diversified fleet including small containerships and multipurpose ships, VLGC units, smaller gas carriers and tankers and dry bulk. PCL (Pacific Carriers Ltd) Shipping operates fleet of 66 dry bulk carriers from handysize to capesize. Singapore based shipowner and operator PCL (Pacific Carriers Ltd) Shipping was heavily overtonnaged and mostly chartered in from Japanese shipowners before bulk depression ground on.