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Digitalisation in Logistics: Enabling better logistics performance today and enhanced sustainability tomorrow.

PSA International (PSA) is one of the leading global port groups, with ports spanning across Asia, Europe and the Americas. With a global footprint comprising a network of over 50 coastal, rail and inland terminals in 19 countries, PSA not only helps to move mountains of goods across oceans, but they view trade as it takes place in the world on a daily basis. PSA envisions IoL to be a logistics ecosystem of connected and inter-operable nodes (physical, regulatory and financial) to enable cargo and trade flow visibility, expedition and evolution.

Mr Tan will share his views on:

  • Connecting communities across ports, shipping and the global supply chain: challenges and opportunities presented by digitalisation and technology
  • Sharing PSA’s European Portfolio and action plans thereof
  • Intermodal logistics: seamless connectivity for greater supply chain efficiency
  • Sustainability implications and the role of logistics



Group Chief Executive Officer of PSA International (PSA)

Mr Tan Chong Meng joined PSA on 1 October 2011, bringing with him a wealth of experience in managing the complexity, diversity and breadth of a global business. PSA is a leading global port group and trusted partner to cargo stakeholders around the world. With flagship operations in Singapore and Antwerp, the Group’s portfolio comprises a network of over 50 coastal, rail and inland terminals in 19 countries.

PSA is headquartered in Singapore and owned by Temasek Holdings. Together with his management team, Chong Meng is responsible for the overall performance of the PSA Group and provides strategic direction on growing the company’s value through maximising assets, developing PSA port positions and engaging global business partnerships.

Outside the PSA Group, Chong Meng serves as the Chairman of JTC, a non-Executive Director on the board of the National University Health System (NUHS), and a member of the International Advisory Panel of Singapore’s Public Service Division. He was previously a Board Member of IE Singapore. Before joining PSA, Chong Meng was the Executive Vice President, Global Commercial, Shell Downstream, of the Royal Dutch Shell Group.

He led six global businesses – many of which are world leaders engaged in the marketing and sale of fuels, lubricants and specialty products to commercial customers vis-à-vis Aviation, Marine, Industrial, Land Transport, Construction and Liquefied Petroleum Gas. A global leader with more than 20 years of experience in Shell, Chong Meng worked in USA, Europe, China and Singapore, holding various senior leadership positions that spanned management, sales, marketing, trading, refinery operations, customer service and merger & acquisitions. Prior to Shell, Chong Meng had also worked in various positions with Singapore’s Ministry of National Development for five years.




Jitesh is a Master mariner who has versatile experiences for more than two decades spanning more than 50 countries in 5 continents in shipping industry. His work experiences vary from manufacturing tires to managing complex shipping terrain, commanding 110,000 tons plus ships and turning-around organizations while challenging the status-quo in top MNCs to facilitating change.

He is full time MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Black belt in Six Sigma. He founded many companies till date with revenues exceeding USD 200 million. Currently, he is heading a dry bulk shipping company which caters to fortune 500 companies which are large steel mills, power plants and commodity traders. He has also founded a tech company which is disrupting maritime industry through digital transformation by usage of the blockchain technology.

Recently he was invited by IMO as panel speaker for the course which was designed for flag states on block chain for maritime decision makers.

He is recipient of several awards. Lately he was given honorary doctorate award by Royal Institute of Maritime management Singapore for his maritime accomplishments. He has great interest in academia and is also a guest lecturer in NUS on leadership.


8.30 am Registration 
9.15 am Opening Remarks

  • Mr Federico Donato, President EuroCham
  • EU Ambassador H.E. Barbara Plinkert

9.30 am Keynote Speech by

  • Mr Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO PSA International

10:10 am Q & A moderated by Captain Jitesh Jaipuriyar
10:40 am Closing Remarks
10:45 am Networking
11.00 am End of Schuman BizTalk / Start of optional visit to Pasir Panjang Terminal
12.00 pm: End of optional visit to Pasir Panjang Terminal

If you would like to attend the optional visit to Pasir Panjang Terminal, please send an email to events@eurocham.org.sg – due to limited number of attendees for the Pasir Panjang Terminal visit, priority is given to EuroCham members. The registration for the optional visit ends a week before the event.

Kindly note that there are limited seats available, registration is binding and payment is non-refundable.


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