ChemPro Consulting International was set up with the intention to assist our potential clients with realistic and practical solutions for managing chemicals. Our consultants have decades of experience in managing the various areas of the chemical supply chain; port & marine sector, chemical warehousing and storage, chemical road transportation, chemical handling, chemical compliances and regulatory control are just some to mention.
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To be the preferred service provider for chemical management consultancy in the industry.
To provide clients with cost effective and practical solutions for managing chemicals safety, securely and responsibly.
Hu Wing Ko, Principal Consultant
Hu Wing Ko possesses a degree of Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Chemistry in 1972. He joined PSA (then a statutory board) in 1975 as Senior Port Chemist and appointed as Petroleum Inspector under Petroleum Act and the Singapore Port Regulations for carrying out gas free inspection on board chemical and oil tanker. Subsequently, he was posted to the Inspectorate of Dangerous Goods (DG) for approving DG declaration for vessel alongside terminals and enforcing DG safety in terminals. He was also a fumigator licensed by NEA for carrying out fumigation in Singapore.
Since PSA Corporation Limited privatized in 1997, he was working in PSA Chemcare and responsible for implementing and enforcing the high quality safety standards of Dangerous Goods (DG) handling and storage in PSA’s premises, including terminals and warehouses as well as providing value added services related to Dangerous Goods to port users.
While he was working in PSA Corporation Limited, besides regularly conducts seminars and trainings on DG handling and management to international shipping lines, major chemical companies and PSA’s in-house courses, he was invited by SPRING (Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board) Singapore to serve as an expert on the Working Group on SS 286 Specification for Caution Labelling of Hazardous Substances. He was also invited by Singapore Environment Institute (SEI) to conduct lecture in Management of Hazardous substances Course from 2001-2010.
Mr Hu left PSA Corporation Limited in 2014 as Senior Manager (DG Planning). He was the Advisor (2002-2019) to the Logistics and Distribution Committee, SCIC.
With more than 39 years of working experience, Mr Hu has extensive knowledge in both international standards and local regulatory requirements on shipping and handling of DG. His areas of specialization include DG management and risk assessment for port facilities and warehouses, fire explosion and DG incident investigations/analyses, and Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) studies on handling of DGs.
Mr Hu is also a Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) accredited trainer for IMDG course.
Herman Ng, Principal Consultant
Herman Ng has over 15 years of experience managing bulk and packaged Dangerous Goods (DG) across the chemical supply chain. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Merit) in Chemistry and Masters of Science (Safety, Health and Environmental Technology). Herman has worked as a port chemist in PSA Corporation Limited managing all aspects of Dangerous Goods (DG) management, including Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) for ports, DG yards, chemical warehouses and chemical emergency response. He had also conducted in-house regular IMDG training for the port.
He has also performed the function of the Compliance and EHS Manager in American multinational company, thus understanding the operational aspect and legal requirements of importing, exporting, storing and transporting DG via sea and air (Europe / USA to Singapore and redistributed to the regions). He has also undertaken the integration of HSSE management systems and audits of their chemical supply chain in China and Taiwan.
Herman has also served as a HSSE Manager in a 3rd party logistics provider and have been a key member for developing, constructing and operating a 4.2 hectare chemical warehouse, including a 224 TEUs DG yard and 10 DG compartments to house highly toxic and corrosive materials in Jurong Island Singapore. He has overseen the Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Pollution Control Study (PCS) and various authority submissions to ensure that the facility is ready to receive the hazardous cargoes for operations. He had managed the HSSE aspects for a fleet of more than 100 Hazardous Materials Vehicle in Singapore and Malaysia; these include road transport risk assessment, driver training and transport audits.
To gain the maritime and terminal perspective of shipping dangerous goods, Herman had worked as a maritime safety consultant for a ship classification society and a superintendent in a marine terminal handling bulk liquid cargoes.
Herman is also a Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) accredited trainer for IMDG course.
Roman C Luth, Course Facilitator and Advisor
Mr Roman C Luth has more than thirty years of experience in the field of logistics in Asia Pacific.
He started his career in Asia in the chemical warehouse operation in 1991 and in 1996 he co-founded an Asian Chemical Logistics company concentrating on regional distribution of hazardous chemicals for MNCs.
Mr Luth joined a MNC logistics company in 2015 and holds the position of Chief Compliance Officer responsible for the APAC region. He achieved in 2018 the certification under ISO22301 (BCMS) and ISO37001 (ABMS). In his previous business activities he was responsible for another logistic MNC’s regional activities in the areas of Dangerous Goods, Security & Safety. During this employment he was also responsible for having achieved the first ISO28000 certification for a regional corporate organization.
Mr Luth is a certified IATA DG trainer as well as a Lead Auditor for quality management systems as well as for security and Health & Safety management systems. He is also a Technical Expert Auditor for Cyanide Transportation under the ICMC and Certified Business Continuity Professional.
For several years he was a member of the SCIC Logistics and Distribution sub-committee and also held the position of chairman for this committee. Other engagements included the activity as a member of the Working Group for supply-chain-security under Spring Singapore, the Singapore Standardization Body.