Capt Sing is currently the Executive Director of One Maritime Team, which is the first and only indepedent correspondent service network established in the Middle East. This firm that he has established promises a new era of improved standards, full transparency, and cost-effectiveness in P&I. Capt Singh provide knowledge and advice based on previous experiences, and provides clients sound and realistic advice on the chances of defending or pursuing a claim.
Capt Singh was Admiralty Manager with Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy, which boast the largest team of qualified Maritime Lawyers including a Master Mariner and a strong regional presence in the Middle East with capabilities to operate worldwide. He was previously with the Gulf Agency Company (GAC), which is one of the leading P&I correspondents in the Middle East and the MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. of Switzerland.
His role includes working with all the major International Group of P&I Clubs, handling the most complicated and high value claims in the region which includes collisions, cargo damage and shortages, crew claims, charter party disputes to name a few. He also provides advice to ship owners, charterers and clubs on local jurisdiction and its interpretation and assists members and the clubs when matters go into litigation. He also successfully oversee the P&I department in the firm and in advising other claims handlers on complicated and technical issues and currently handles a team of 8 claims handlers and overlook the functioning of the Dubai P&I department.
Capt Singh has by far been instrumental in interfacing with top management and representatives of various P&I clubs, insurerers, brokers, shipping managers, lawyers internationally and with local authorities including customs, immigration and port officials. He is also well versed with industry compliance & commercial affairs and has prior experience interacting with Port Authorities for ensuring compliance with various statutory obligations at various international ports and preparing for external audits, ISO compliances from shore based authorities.
Capt Singh is a regular speaker at client and industry seminars, particularly in the offshore industry. He has spoken at numerous offshore and shipping conferences and trainings and just recently presented at the Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) Middle East Conference 2012 in Dubai, UAE
List of recent conferences which he spoke and presented at:
- Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) Middle East Conference 2012
- Counter Piracy Conference 2012
- Boat Show Conference 2012
- Willis Middle East Conference 2012
- Middle East Workboats 2011
- Offshore Arabia 2010
Summary of his professional achievement:
- Winner of Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Award for "Best Maritime Law Firm 2007, 2010 & 2011"
- Winner of Corporate Intl Magazine 2010 "Corporate Law Firm of the Year in the UAE"
- Winner of Corporate Intl Magazine 2012 "Shipping Law Firm of the Year in the UAE"