(POMPANO BEACH, Fla.; October 21, 2009) TITAN Salvage introduced more than 200 guests to its newest salvage response facility in western Singapore Friday. The reception celebrated the opening of the 45,000 square-foot, self-contained facility, which will serve as Titan’s corporate office in the region.
The complex features a fully equipped workshop to service and repair Titan’s extensive inventory of salvage equipment, a dedicated diving equipment workshop and specialized storage and equipment handling space. The new facility allows for expedited emergency response in the region in support of Titan’s continued international operations.
Attendees included members of the local maritime community along with Titan Salvage associates, partners and well wishers from the Netherlands, UK, Taiwan, China, the Philippines, Korea, South Africa and the U.S. Several members of Titan’s worldwide team were present including Dan Schwall, managing director; Phil Reed, director of salvage & engineering; Mark Hoddinott, managing director, Europe and newly elected International Salvage Union President Todd Busch who is also senior vice president and general manager of Titan’s parent company, Crowley.
During the event, Dan Schwall, managing director, reaffirmed Titan’s commitment to the region and to exceeding customer expectations. He also took the opportunity to welcome Chandran Mathavan to the team. Chandran will be joining the Titan Singapore team as General Manager, Asia today and will assume responsibility for Titan’s Singapore operations from Mark Hoddinott who will continue as managing director of Titan’s European operations. Assisting Chandran in Singapore will be Commercial Manager Amit Wahi, Warehouse Manager Clifford Koh and many others.
This new facility is located at 8 Tuas Avenue 12, Singapore 639029 and can be reached by telephone at: +65-63187828 (24 hours) or fax: +65-63187829.
TITAN, a wholly owned Crowley subsidiary, is a worldwide salvage company based in Pompano Beach, Fla. The company also has offices and equipment depots in Newhaven, UK and Singapore. Over the past 28 years, TITAN has performed more than 300 salvage and wreck removal projects worldwide. Titan responds to vessel emergencies around the world and is accessible 24 hours a day through the company’s main dispatch telephone number, +1-954-545-4143. Additional information about TITAN may be found at www.titansalvage.com.
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 117-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are the following services: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its TITAN Salvage subsidiary; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.