Our personnel have a combined more than 80 years of experience in oil spill, HNS and emergency response, local regulatory requirements and training expertise.
Capt Chan Heng Lum, Partner – Before co-founding EmerPlan LLP, he was with the former Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for more than 35 years, with wide responsibilities in areas including port marine projects development, regulatory formulations, technical auditing, contingency planning, training and international engagement.
A Master Mariner, he also holds a Master of Science (UK) from University of Nottingham. He is an adjunct lecturer in the Maritime Studies Program at the Nanyang Technological University.
Rahman Kamin, Partner – Has had altogether more than 35 years of emergency response and preparedness responsibilities working in the former Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). From 2006 to 2015, as MPA’s Controller (Emergency Response and Preparedness), he took charge of a 27-men team that provided response to fire, oil and HNS emergencies in Singapore’s port waters.
His field experience in oil spill response included various roles in the combat team that responded to the Evoikos spill in 1997, the Natuna Sea spill in 2000, and the Bunga Kelana 3 spill in 2010.
Capt Lee Cheng Wee, Senior Associate – Capt Lee was the former Port Master and Deputy Director (Port) of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) from 2008 to 2013. As a Port Master, he was responsible for the administration and daily operations of various functions that were imperative for the safe and efficient services of vessels in and around the Port.
In 2014, he was appointed as an adjunct trainer of the MPA Academy, where he conducted “Port Management” courses for senior port officials of foreign countries.
In 2016, Capt Lee conducted the “Port Management and Operations” course in Singapore for MFA under the Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP). In 2018, Capt Lee conducted the “Strategic Planning for Ports” course in Singapore for MFA also under the SCP.