Independent Non-Executive Director
Ir. Abdul Manap Bin Ali Hasan (“Ir. Abdul Manap”) was appointed as the Chairman of the Company on 24 March 2021. He then was re-designated as Independent NonExecutive Director on 25 May 2021.
Ir. Abdul Manap holds Bachelor of Science (Hons) from the University of Glasgow majoring in Ocean Engineering. He is also a Professional Engineer of Malaysia, a Fellow of Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (UK) and a member of Royal Institution of Naval Architects (UK) and Chartered Engineer (UK).
He has held professional position as Chairman of the Joint Branch for Royal Institution of Naval Architects and The Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (UK).
He has more than 35 years of experience in shipbuilding, ship repair, oil and gas production platform fabrication, crane fabrication and pressure vessel fabrication.
Ir. Abdul Manap has also been involved in tug operations. In 1993-1995, he was responsible for the privatization of Naval Dockyard Sdn Bhd. As Vice President Special Projects at Penang Shipbuilding and Construction Sdn Bhd (“PSC”), he was responsible for the development of new business, joint ventures, acquisition of companies relating to the shipbuilding and marine engineering sector for the group.
He also sat on the boards of companies such as Wave Master International Pty Ltd Australia, Trencless Technology Sdn Bhd, VE Metal Building System Sdn Bhd, TC Gallagham (M) Sdn Bhd, Naval Dockyard Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Maritimes Academy and PSC Defense Technologies Sdn Bhd.
In 1997, he left PSC Group of Companies to pursue his own consultancy business. He has 15 years of experience in consultancy work providing services related to the shipping, ports, leisure, fisheries and oil and gas sectors.
On 2003-2004, he took up a position of Vice President-Fleet Management Division at KIC Oil & Gas Ltd, a company which operates a VLCC as a Floating Fuel Oil Processing Terminal and a 30,000 dwt product tanker which trades internationally. In 2006, he joined MRR Consult as Senior Consultant and Chief Operating Officer.
In May 2011, he was appointed as Non-Executive Director of Integrax Berhad as well as a member of the Audit Committee, Risk Committee and Tender Committee. Integrax Berhad is a company that manages The Lumut Maritime Terminal and the Lekir Bulk Terminal. He was also appointed to the board of Lumut Maritime Terminal.
In February 2016, he stepped down from Integrax Berhad as it was delisted and acquired by TNB.
He has since then involved in advisory roles in the Shipbuilding and Ship-repair industry.
With all these experiences that Ir. Abdul Manap possesses, he brings to any organisation abundance of strategic wisdom and technical know-how in this very unique industry. Having someone with such complete portfolio is uncommon, and hence, it will be a golden opportunity to tap on his knowledge and capabilities, especially during this recovery period of overcoming a challenging economic condition that the world are currently facing.