Roy Yap (COO) 

 
20+ years' experience in shipbuilding, ship repair and conversions. Former Director Operations at Wartsila Ship Design and Chief Technology Officer at Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group. Over 30+ newbuilding and conversions for all classes of vessels including merchant (tankers, bulkers etc), offshore support vessels (OSV's) and heavy offshore (FPSO's) totaling in excess of $1 billion. Naval architect from Newcastle University. Joined Newport Shipping in February 2018 to develop the ship repair and retrofit business in an expanded international shipyard network. 
 
M: +65 9722 9834 (Singapore) M: +86 186 2150 8213 (China) E: roy.yap@newportshipping.com 

Colin Manchester (CRO) 

 
30+ years with The Royal Bank of Scotland Shipping Business Units in London, New York and Athens. Structuring and managing a portfolio of shipping loans through a number of shipping cycles. Former Global Head of Client Coverage Shipping for RBS based in Athens and Piraeus. Branch Manager and RBS Legal Representative to the Greek Regulator from 2013 - 2016. Joined Newport Shipping in April 2018 focusing on client due diligence and Risk Management. 
 
M: +44 (0)7741 647755 (UK) E: colin.manchester@newportshipping.com 

Wayne Stalley (CAO) 

 
20+ years' with Barclays, 5 years in Gibraltar covering the Mediterranean region including Cyprus, Malta, Spain and Portugal. Results focussed chartered banker with syndicated leveraged finance experience. Varied sales, due diligence, compliance & governance roles. Joined Newport Shipping in March 2018 to lead the administrative and governance process. 
 
M: +44 (0) 7826 924 266 (UK) E: wayne.stalley@newportshipping.com 

Bayram Ukuser (Financial Controller) 

 
25+ years' experience in the financial services sector. Former International Corporate Manager with Barclays Wealth and Investment Management Division. Responsible for client onboarding and investment in Barclays Private Wealth and Investments practice.  Joined Newport Shipping in January 2013 as Financial Controller. 
 
M: +44 (0) 7554 517 966 (UK) E: bayram.ukuser@newportshipping.com 

Abdullah Toksoz (Deputy COO) 

 
25+ years' experience in shipbuilding, ship repair and conversions. 15 experience as a shipyard manager. Project and planning manager, 500+ projects completed for Containers. Tankers and Bulk Carriers. Joined Newport Shipping in 2012 as Shipyard Superintendent. 
 
M: +90 533 764 13 78 (Turkey) E: abdullah.toksoz@newportshipping.com 

Lianghui Xia (Managing Director, Norway) 

 
15+ years' experience in commercial roles with leading shipowners’ and shipbroking firms in Oslo, Copenhagen and Shanghai. Previous companies include Maersk Tankers, RS Platou, Lorentzen & Stemoco and Optima Shipbrokers. Expertise in asset management, S&P, newbuilding and chartering projects. MSc degree in Marketing from Norwegian Business School BI. Joined Newport Shipping in April 2018 to lead the sales process. 
 
M: +47 9950 6658 (Norway)M:+86 150 2174 8068 (China) E: lianghui.xia@newportshipping.com 

Emre Cesim (Regional Technical Manager, Turkey & Greece) 

 
+15 years of experience in shipping industry. Specialized in project management for Newbuilding and Ship Repair. Working for NEWPORT Shipping as a Regional Technical Manager since May2017. Previously as Site Manager for Platinum Project FZCO/Dubai and Tuzla Shipbuilding Industry-GEMAK/Istanbul. Project Manager in Ship Repair Division of GEMAK/Istanbul. Mechanical Engineering from the Balıkesir Universty. 
 
M: +90 533 279 03 94 (Turkey) E: emre.cesim@newportshipping.com 

Charalampos G. Sarantitis (Naval Architect / Ship Repair Manager) 

 
20+ years of experience with managing technical projects from conceptual design to completion. Completed more that 19 dry-dock projects. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Technical Education Institute of Athens. Certified International Welding Engineer 
 
M: +30 694 817 5519 (Greece) E: charalampos.sarantitis@newportshipping.com 

Dionysia Lagou (Customer Services Analyst, Greece) 

 
10+ years working experience in the Maritime and Banking Industries as Personal Assistant and Analyst. Business Administration Graduate from Technological Education Institute of Piraeus with a Master’s Degree focused in Shipping from University of Piraeus. 
 
M: +30 639 275 0334 (Greece) E: dionysia.lagou@newportshipping.com 

Stavros Leousis (Managing Director, Greece) 

 
15+ years of experience in Shipping sector as General Manager for reputable group. 
 
M: +30 695 547 7720 (Greece) E: stavros.lousis@newportshipping.com 

Patricia Lee (Marketing Manager, Singapore) 

 
6+ years of experience in commercial, ship acquisition, treasury and asset management. Specialises in S&P contract negotiations, commercial and ship financing. RMIT University Bachelor Degree in Business (Marketing) 
 
M: +65 9222 3250 (Singapore) E: patricia.lee@newportshipping.com 

Daniel Feng (General Manager, Greater China) 

 
16+ years experience in shipbuilding industry. Business development for major Chinese shipyards. Newbuilding superintendent for shipowners; Newbuilding inspection at China classification society. Business relation management for a major offshore shipping company. Bachelor degree in marine engineering. 
 
M:+86 186 1602 3131(China) E: daniel.feng@newportshipping.com 

Yueping Zhu (General Manager, Operation China) 

 
12+ years’ experience with business development and marketing at major Chinese shipyards. Previously Marketing Manager of Guangxin Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry Co.,Ltd.. Specialized in commercial management and project execution for shipbuilding and shiprepair. MSc in Management & Bachelor in Naval Architect from South China University of Technology. 
 
M: +86 139 0232 0356 (China) E: yueping.zhu@newportshipping.com 
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