Thursday, July 8, 2010

OOCL Names New Execs

Hong Kong-based ocean carrier OOCL has named Stephen Ng as the firm's next Managing Director of Corporate Planning.

Ng, who currently serves as the carrier's Director of Trans-Pacific Trade, will succeed retiring 36-year OOCL veteran C.L. Ting in the position as of August 1.

OOCL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orient Overseas Ltd., also announced several related management changes.

Michael Kwok, currently General Manager, Corporate Administration, will take over the position of Director of Trades on August 1.

Tony Tong was named to replace Ng as Director of Trans-Pacific Trade.

In related news, OOCL also said it has appointed a new agent in Kuwait--Kanoo Shipping (Kuwait) C/O Al Rashed International Shipping Co. The carrier currently offers two China-Middle East/Persian Gulf services and one Europe-Middle East/Persian Gulf service each week.

On the North American West Coast, OOCL currently has scheduled service at the ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.