Capt LEE Chee Seong

Capt Lee Chee Seong
Vice President - Network Operations
United Arab Shipping Company (S.A.G.)

Captain Lee Chee Seong joined UASC in 2015 bringing more than 30 years of extensive knowledge and technical expertise in the shipping industry.

Captain Lee is leading UASC’s Network Operations Department, with overall responsibility for more than 33 container vessels ranging from 4,000 TEU to the world’s greenest ultra-large 18,800 TEU container vessels. 

Beginning his career at sea in 1980 as a Deck Cadet, Captain Lee quickly moved up the ranks to Master.  He has held several key positions across the maritime industry, holding concurrent roles as Managing Director and Director, Fleet Personnel Department at NSSPL and later becoming Vice President & Head, Global Marine Operations at APL.  

While serving as MD and Crewing Director, he formulated the long term crewing strategy for APL, achieving one of the lowest crewing cost with highest retention rate of seafarers in the Annual Containership Benchmarking Index by BCG for 2011, 2012, 2013.