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Yves Vandenborn

Yves Vandenborn

Head of Loss Prevention - Asia Pacific

Sector Asia Pacific
work Telephone +65 6995 6929
work cell Mobile +65 9879 8606

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140 Cecil Street
#16-03/04 PIL Building

  • Director of Loss Prevention at The Standard Club.
  • Responsible for the assessment of the operating quality of the club’s existing and potential membership 
  • Responsible for the club’s loss prevention publications and initiatives, including the bi-annual Safety and Loss Advisory Committee (SLAC) meetings
  • Master mariner, extensive senior experience on LPG/LNG tankers
  • Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute
  • Ship management experience as a marine superintendent for oil/chemical/gas tankers
  • 4 years experience as an independent marine consultant, including TMSA audits, SIRE vettings, ISM/ISPS audits and P&I surveys for various International Group P&I Clubs
  • Joined Charles Taylor in February 2010 as marine surveyor, based in Singapore
  • Appointed Director of Loss Prevention in July 2013


  • Loss prevention
  • Risk assessment
  • Marine/safety ship management operations
  • TMSA audits
  • SIRE vettings
  • ISM/ISPS audits

As a speaker

Yves Vandenborn regularly speaks at shipping industry events across the world on behalf of The Standard Club. He uses his personal experience on board gas tankers and subsequent ship management and survey expertise to explain serious issues a way that is interesting and relevant to the audience, using anecdotes and lessons learnt from his sailing career to illustrate the best practice guidelines. 

Recent speaking experience

  • CrewConnect Global Conference, Manila Philippines, 2016-2017-2018
  • Safety4Sea Conference Athens Greece & Singapore, 2018
  • Global Liner Conference Singapore, 25 September 2018
  • Nautical Institute Conference, Victoria Canada, 11-12 May 2017
  • Nautical Institute Command Seminar, Singapore, 24 March 2017
  • Nautical Institute Annual General Meeting, Aberdeen UK, 9-10 June 2016
  • IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR), London UK, 1 March 2016
  • MPA Maritime Safety Forum, Singapore, 19 August 2015
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Yves Vandenborn
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