Esben Poulsson - International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

Industry Award Judge

Esben Poulsson is Chairman of The International Chamber of Shipping, the London based Association whose membership comprises approximately 80% of the world fleet.   

Mr. Poulsson is also Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based ship owning entity, of a fleet of large container vessels all under the Singapore Flag.  He has worked in the maritime industry for over 45 years and has held a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and Singapore.  

Aside from his Chairmanship of Enesel Pte. Ltd., he is a Non-Executive Director of Hafnia Tankers Pte. Ltd., Nordic Shipholding A/S and BW Epic Kosan Ltd; and Senior Advisor to the Chairman of X-Press Feeders Ltd.  He is non-executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd. and of Tamar Shipmanagement Ltd. and serves on the Board of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).  

He is immediate past President of the Singapore Shipping Association and is an Advisory Panel Member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation.