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Capt Tan Ngian Swee

Mr. Jalil Bin Soo - Director

1969 - 1979

  • Took the Department of Trade and Industry Marine Engineer First Class past B examinations in Wales in 1978.He ended his sea going career as a Chief Engineer.
  • Left MISC to join the prestigious American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), one of the ship’s classification society Kuala Lumpur office as their Surveyor cum Office Manager.

1982 - 1996

  • Join Perbadanan Nasional Shipping Line Berhad (PNSL) as the Technical Operations Manager a month after its inception.
  • In 1987, he was appointed General Manager of Technical Operation with 25 shore staff and 600 staff at sea under his supervision.
  • Developed and ensured safe, effective and economical procedures for the management, maintenance, repair, supplies and monitoring of vessels.
  • Drafted and implemented ISO 9002 and ISM for the safety ship management for PNSL.
  • The ships under his care were:2 x 64,000 dwt Panamax bulk carrier, 2 x 80,000 dwt aframax crude oil tanker, 2 x 2,000 m3 LPG tankers, 2 x 10,000 dwt bulk carrier, 1 x 7000 dwt general cargo/container ship, 2 x 5000 dwt specialised cement carrier, 1 x pusher tug & 10,000 dwt specialised cement barge, 2 x passenger roll on & roll off ferries, 2 x 18,000m3 LNG carrier, & 1 x 6,000 dwt clean product & petroleum tanker.
  • Committee member which formed the Institute Kelautan Malaysia and the Malaysian Branch for the Institute of Marine Engineers (IME).
  • In 1990, became the Chairman for the Malaysian Branch of the IME.
  • Conducted ship management lectures in Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM) for sea-going officers and engineers who are preparing for their examinations.

October 1996

  • Left PNSL to pursue his own business.