TCL Maritime Sdn Bhd is owned by Mr Tan Khek Siang and Mr Alan Cowley who have worked together on Maritime projects throughout South East Asia for more than 20 years.
Tan Khek Siang has twenty-five years experience in Civil and Structural engineering. After graduation, he spent 7 years working with specialist maritime works contractors on major maritime projects in Malaysia and Singapore. These projects included Phases 2 and 3 of Westport, in Port Klang. In the next 2 years he worked as project manager in the Middle East, on the fabrication and erection of structural steel contracts. In 2000, he moved back to Malaysia and worked on site as construction manager at the Lekir Bulk Terminal, adjacent to Manjung Power Station in Lumut, Perak. In 2001 he joined Posford Duvivier (later called Haskoning Sdn Bhd) in Kuala Lumpur as a Principal Maritime Engineer, where he worked on the design and project management of projects in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Mr Tan is based in Kuala Lumpur and is a Director of TCL Maritime Sdn Bhd. His primary skills are in the design and project management of Dry and Liquid Bulk Jetties, Shipyards, Heavy Load-Outs and Ports.
Alan Cowley has twenty seven years experience in Civil and Structural engineering. After graduation, he worked for three years at a structural engineering consultancy in UK. In 1990, he joined TF Burns and Partners (later Posford Duvivier) and worked at Hove, UK for the next five years, specialising in the design of maritime structures and in particular the design of Shipyard structures, including Dock Gates. In 1995, Mr Cowley moved to Malaysia and worked on site at Westport, Port Klang as the Technical Engineer, looking after technical queries on six Contracts, ranging from Land Reclamation, Container Yard and Wharves/ Jetties for the Container Terminal, Cement Terminal and on-shore works for the Dry Bulk terminal and Liquid Bulk terminal. In 1998, Mr Cowley was appointed a Director of Posford (Haskoning Sdn Bhd), based in Kuala Lumpur. For the next 15 years Mr Cowley developed a highly skilled group of local Engineers, who specialized in planning of maritime developments and the design of Jetties (Dry and Liquid Bulk), Dry Docks, Dock Gates, Heavy Load-Out structures and the Inspection and Assessment of existing maritime structures.