A company with humble beginnings, Shipload Maritime Pte Ltd, previously Shipload Marine Services, embarked on its journey of operations on 18th September 1988. The company originated in Singapore and was founded by Captain Fredric Chia. After September 9th 2005, all business activities were consolidated under Shipload Maritime Pte Ltd to reflect the Company’s vision for growth in the Maritime sector.

Shipload Maritime Pte Ltd (Shipload) is an internationally established maritime company specializing in Ship to Ship cargo transfer operations (STS Operations), with over thirty years of dedicated service in the maritime sector. Committed to providing exceptional, efficient and steadfast service, Shipload is an established and reputable icon that has built and secured strong and favorable ties with its customers over the years, generating a pool of satisfied clientele through our first class customer service and top-notch management.

The Company is specialised in carrying out Ship to Ship Transfer operations (STS Operations) outside Singapore port limits since incorporation. Shipload Maritime Pte Ltd employs lightering masters with a great experience in oil tankers accompanied by their excellent track record in ship-handling, to conduct and execute their STS operations. This allows us to provide the professional and efficient services to our valuable customers.



Business Activities

  • Ship To Ship Transfer STS Operations for Crude, Petroleum products, Chemical and LPG tankers
  • Qualified Marine Advisors for Pilotage and Tug services for exempted vessels
  • Qualified Marine coordinator for towage of oil rigs and semi-submersibles between the shipyards to sea and anchorage
  • Qualified Marine Advisors for Pilotage for ULCCs transiting Singapore and Malacca Straits
  • Qualified Marine Advisors for salvage operations involving lightering of casualty tankers and bulk-carriers
  • Marine Superintendency and Marine Consultancy Services
  • Suitability assessments of vessels for STS Operations
  • Inspection and Vetting of tugboat/support craft suitable for STS Operations