G2 Ocean Appoints Sim Keat Lim as the New Vice President Pacific

Sim Keat LimFeb. 28, 2020 - G2 Ocean has appointed Sim Keat (SK) Lim as the new Vice President Pacific. He will responsible for leading G2 Ocean’s Pacific trades and further expanding the company’s reach of services in Asia.

Lim replaces Simon Baker, who has been assigned to develop new business opportunities in Africa and India and is moving to South Africa.

Formerly, Lim served as Global Shipping Head of Jakarta-based Asia Pulp and Paper, one of the largest pulp and paper companies in the world.

“SK has in-depth and updated knowledge of the pulp and paper market, particularly in Asia. He has tackled many similar challenges in previous roles, and we are confident in his ability to shape our business, including launching and scaling new markets,” said Arthur English, CEO of G2 Ocean.

Lim has a double master’s degree in Business Administration, specializing in Shipping, Offshore and Finance from both Nanyang Business School and BI Norwegian School of Management.

About G2 Ocean

Headquartered in Bergen, Norway, G2 Ocean is a joint venture of two of the world’s largest open hatch ship-owning companies; Gearbulk and Grieg Star. Since the launch in 2017, G2 Ocean has become the largest deep-sea breakbulk carrier in the world, and also operates a substantial fleet of conventional bulk vessels.

G2 Ocean operates a fleet of approximately 125 vessels; the world’s largest fleet of open hatch gantry crane and jib crane vessels with box-shaped holds to maximise stowage and minimise cargo handling.

SOURCE: G2 Ocean