Arctic Asia Shipping Pte Ltd, incorporated in Singapore 15 March 2017, specializes in all aspects of shipping transactions for various types of vessels such as bulk carriers, tankers, offshore support vessels, specialized vessels.  We serve the shipping and offshore industry world wide by providing services within chartering, sale and purchase and contracting of ships and offshore units. Due to extensive international network and our frequent involvement in transactions within the shipping and offshore industry, we represent a considerable source of business opportunities.  We have the necessary experience to assist in the screening of these opportunities for our clients who will also benefit from our skill and knowledge in negotiations leading to a final contract.

Our policy is to constantly adapt our services to the changing needs of our clients but carefully preserving our reputation and traditions.

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Services that generally fall within the scope of a ship/rig brokers nature, including but not limited to:​​​​​​​

  • Asset sale and purchase services, including sale of assets to or from owners who may offer charter back
  • Chartering services
  • Asset valuation services
  • Asset newbuild contracting services
  • Consultancy and advisory services (market reports / business development support)


Arctic Asia Shipping Pte Ltd comprises a dedicated team of specialists in the offshore oil and gas industry with a combined experience of more than 35 years.

Christian Bartz-Johannessen

Christian has more than 23 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He worked with RS Platou AS Group for about 20 years - in the Offshore Department in Oslo and transferred to Singapore where he is responsible for R.S. Platou (Asia) Pte Ltd from 2000 to 2017. Thereafter, Christian worked for Seatankers Singapore as a company representative for 2 years. Christian holds a Master’s Degree in Business Organisation from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

Jimmie Wee

Jimmie has 18 years of experience in the Marine Offshore Oil and Gas industry. Jimmie began his foray into the industry when he joined EMAS Group as a Graduate Management Trainee / Marketing Executive from 2003 to 2006 He established Pacific Ocean Partners Pte Ltd in 2017, now known as Arctic Asia Shipping Pte Ltd Prior to this, Jimmie was Partner / Offshore broker at R.S. Platou (Asia) Pte Ltd / Clarksons Asia Singapore Pte Ltd for 11 years.

He holds a degree in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication. Jimmie has also served as President of Marine Offshore Oil & Gas Association (MOOGAS) from 2018-2020. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. .

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Erik Helseth

Erik has more than 20 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He worked with RS Platou AS Group for about 15-20 years – in the Offshore Department in Oslo and was later transferred to R.S. Platou (Asia) Pte Ltd in Singapore from 2008 to 2017. He joined Pacific Ocean Partners/Arctic Asia Shipping Pte Ltd in January 2020. Erik graduated from Alesund Maritime School in 1998. He is a Master Mariner.

Frances-Claire Johari

Support Staff - Administration/Human Resource.

Kelly Kee

Support Staff - Accounts.

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Arctic Asia Shipping Pte Ltd

Office Address : 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #07-10 SOHO1@The Central,

Singapore 059817

Tel : +65 6223 2481 (Main)

Fax : +65 6223 2461