The Maritime Group (International) has announced the opening of The Maritime Groupe (Asia) Pte Ltd in Singapore.

It trades as TMG (Asia) and is headed up by Mr K.Srinivas Patnaik as managing director.

Captain Malcolm W Parrott, executive vice-president of The Maritime Group (International), said: “We are very excited about this new development and expansion of the Group.

“We look forward to working with TMG (Asia) in the years to come.”

TMG (Asia), based at Shenton House in Shentonway, Singapore, is a subsidiary of TMG (Europe).

The two companies have already worked together on a project reviewing tugboat operations on the Panama Canal Authority’s new Neopanamax locks.

TMG (Asia) brings with it Neptune Ship Management Pte Ltd, Neptune Ship Agency Pte Ltd and Palstoke Marine Pte Ltd.

Mr K.Srinivas Patnaik said: “Our commitment to first class service matches that of our counterparts in the TMG group, and we aim to play a major role in the next phase of the group’s growth.”

TMG (Asia) provides marine consultancy, ship management and brokerage services, technical and crew management as well as dry-docking, repairs management, ship inspections, valuations, surveys, ship agency services, rig management, project planning and fleet management.

The TMG organisation is The Maritime Group International with headquarters in Seattle, WA, USA. The Maritime Group (International) Limited is part of that grouping.