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Chin Chow Yien

Master Mariner

Core Skills

CMID Inspector, Marine Warranty Survey, On-hire / off-hire surveys, Towing Operations, Rig Moving


Master Mariners




Chin Chow Yien is a Master Mariner with 18 years of sea service sailing at various ranks to Master and Senior DPO. He has served on a large variety of ships including container vessels, Semi-submersible DP rigs, DP Drill ships and various types of offshore support vessels.

Prior to LOC, Chin Chow worked in various capacities including as a Marine Operations Advisor, with involvement in various types of sea trial projects. He has also worked as Assistant Rig Mover, Assistant Tow Master and Malacca/Singapore straits advisor.

He obtained his Master Foreign Going Certificate of Competency from MPA Singapore. He is an accredited CMID Inspector for general vessel, jack up, dynamic positioning, pipe and cable laying and marine small workboats. He is experienced in suitability and marine warranty surveys with involvement in numerous oil and gas development projects particularly in towing of vessels/rigs, loadout and sailaway, jack-up and semi-submersible rig move/towing and on-hire/ off-hire surveys.