EPS’ latest news and announcements

introducing the nine startups!

Widely recognised as Singapore’s largest shipping company, Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), has partnered with global early stage investor and accelerator, Techstars to launch the first dedicated global maritime accelerator called the  Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars. Today, the Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars has announced its first class of nine startups, which were […]

EPS featured in Mission to Seafarers Magazine

Thanks to Mission to Seafarers for featuring EPS’ Life-At-Sea Improvement Programme in its publication, theSea. We are extremely proud of our plan to improve the lives of our seagoing colleagues. To be recognised by Mission to Seafarers means we are on the right track! Click here to read the full article!  

Mercy Ships Cargo Day 2019!

EPS is proud to take part in Mercy Ships Cargo Day 2019! Mercy Ships is the world’s largest civilian hospital ship providing start-of-the-art care to those in desperate need – free of charge! Their 16,572 DWT vessel, African Mercy, is the largest non-governmental hospital ship in the world. She offers clean water, reliable electricity, and […]

LPG/C Quebec rescues three men

EPS’ managed gas carrier, Liberian flagged LPG/C Quebec, was involved in a rescue operation in Philippine waters. EPS AB Gay-mar Malacad, spotted three men on a sinking rowboat. He alerted 2/O Sergey Burdeynyy, who reported to the vessels master, Captain Felipe Langcauon, who ordered our vessel to head towards the damaged boat, while simultaneously notifying […]

EPS wins Company of the Year Award!

Surrounded by industry leaders, and against stiff competition, EPS took top honours at the 2019 Lloyd’s List Global Awards on October 17 at the Shangri-La hotel in Singapore.  14 EPS colleagues were on hand at the awards gala to celebrate the prestigious honour. The announcement was met with a resounding round of applause from the […]

Eastern Pacific Shipping adds Chief Innovation Officer, Technical Director and Gas Fleet Manager to its team

The appointment of the senior trio signals EPS’ commitment towards technological growth and its expanding eco-friendly tonnage. Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) welcomes to their Singapore headquarters Claus Nehmzow as Chief Innovation Officer, Manoj Suri as Technical Director, and Chetan Sood as Gas Fleet Manager. The three senior executives were hired to join EPS’ expanding team, […]

New Video! People of Maritime

Recently, Eastern Pacific Shipping teamed up with Maritime Singapore Connect to help promote the maritime industry as a viable career path to those entering the workforce. Check out our very own Operations Executive, Nick Goh talk about his experiences working at EPS!

EPS Accelerator powered by Techstars featured in APAC CIO Outlook

Tech Accelerator Sets Sail in The Maritime Sector by Gil Ofer, Head of Open Innovation, Eastern Pacific Shipping The merchant maritime industry is one of the oldest in the world. Today about 90% of all global trade is still carried out by sea, making it a hundred-billion-dollar industry. To stay competitive, ship owners and managers […]

EPS wins ship operator of the year award at ShipTek 2019

EPS was named Ship Operator of the Year during the ShipTek International Awards 2019. The ceremony, which was held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, was well attended by some of the biggest names in the industry and members of the media. EPS was awarded the top honour in the category for showing an exceptional […]

EPS headquarters presented with Eco Office Award

At EPS, we aim to lead the march towards decarbonisation and the preservation of the environment at sea and onshore. Our efforts onshore were recognised by the Singapore Environment Council when they presented our Singapore headquarters with the prestigious Eco Office Award. This audit-driven award is earned by companies who operate with high regard to […]

EPS participates in MSC Career Workshop

EPS was one of six leading shipping companies that participated in the MSC Maritime Careers Workshop in Singapore. This annual event is a great platform that showcases why the maritime industry is a viable career path. Our very own Operations Executive Nick Goh hosted three engaging breakout sessions where he discussed the industry’s march towards […]

PCTC Lake Taupo initiates rescue operation

Eastern Pacific Shipping’s managed car carrier, Lake Taupo, received a distress call from catamaran vessel Gayna Dari. The catamaran, which had one person on board, was sailing from Brisbane to the Solomon Islands when she began taking on water after a hull breach. Upon receiving the distress call, Lake Taupo’s Master, Capt. Pavlos Aleksandrs, proceeded […]

EPS managed vessel North Sea saves three people

Eastern Pacific Shipping’s managed car carrier, Lake Taupo, received a distress call from catamaran vessel Gayna Dari. The catamaran, which had one person on board, was sailing from Brisbane to the Solomon Islands when she began taking on water after a hull breach. Upon receiving the distress call, Lake Taupo’s Master, Capt. Pavlos Aleksandrs, proceeded […]

Eastern Pacific accelerates shipping’s move to technology innovation

Singapore shipowner joins seed funding giant to bring lessons from digital world into the maritime industry One of the new tech-savvy generation of the Ofer family at Eastern Pacific Shipping has taken up the task of bringing innovation to the Singapore-based shipping industry through a joint project with giant US seed accelerator Techstars. Gil Ofer […]

Applications are now open!

Applications are now open for the EPS Accelerator Powered by Techstars Milestone announcement comes on the heels of hiring Dhritiman Hui as Managing Director of the mentorship-driven program From today until July 7, 2019, the EPS Accelerator Powered by Techstars will be accepting applications from startups around the world to participate in its inaugural class […]

EPS signs Letter of Intent with New Times Shipbuilding

On March 27, 2019, Eastern Pacific Shipping signed an LOI with New Times Shipbuilding to build up to eight product tankers. EPS CEO, Cyril Ducau said, “We are optimistic about the product sector and this order will put us in a good position to capitalise on the market. In addition, these EGCS fitted and ice-class […]

Eastern Pacific Shipping and Techstars Launch First Global MaritimeTech Accelerator in Singapore

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), an industry-leading ship management company, and Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, announced today that they are jointly launching the world’s first global MaritimeTech startup accelerator, the EPS MaritimeTech Accelerator Powered by Techstars. To be based in EPS’ headquarters in Singapore, this mentorship-driven startup accelerator partnership will be the […]

EPS’ Capesize vessel Mount Faber is fitted with Exhaust Gas Cleaning System, a fleet first

Last year, Eastern Pacific Shipping was granted a Green Loan by BNP Paribas to facilitate the installation of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems on a fleet of EPS managed vessels. The first vessel to undergo this retrofit was the 176,943 DWT Capesize bulk carrier, Mount Faber.

Green loan for Eastern Pacific Shipping vessels

SINGAPORE – 7 th December, 2018 Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte. Ltd. (EPS) announced that it has closed a USD 40M green loan facility from BNP Paribas to purchase and install Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on the fleet of vessels owned by Quantum Pacific Shipping (QPS). The green loan facility can only be used for investments […]

Newbuilds Levantine Sea and Iberian Sea join EPS’ growing aframax fleet

This week, Eastern Pacific Shipping welcomed sister-vessels Levantine Sea and Iberian Sea to our growing Aframax fleet. The two 2018-built  vessels, which are 114,000 DWT a piece, are flagged under the Libera. The vessels strengthen EPS’ position in the tanker segment and will add value for our clients by providing them a young and dynamic fleet for […]

EPS welcomes NYK Themis to its fleet

This week, Eastern Pacific Shipping took possession of 2008- built NYK Themis, an 80,226 DWT container ship. The 6,661 TEU vessel was in Singapore for cargo operations at the time of her handover. The addition of NYK Themis bolsters EPS’ position in the container segment and provides greater diversity to an already dynamic fleet.    

Eastern Pacific Shipping Announces Appointment of New CEO

Singapore – Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte Ltd today announced the appointment of Cyril Ducau as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company through the next phase of innovation and growth. He assumes responsibilities immediately and will succeed Steve Kunzer who has stepped down to spend more time with his family and to pursue new opportunities. Cyril […]