November 18

ESC awarded QEHS software project by BPJV

ESC Singapore won another project for the implementation of BlueKanGo’s QEHS software in Singapore. We will be implementing modules to boost productivity and safety performance at a project site of Boskalis and PENTA-OCEAN (Joint Venture) in Pulau Tekong.

With our mobile-friendly solution that works offline, they will be able to digitise the safety processes of their remote construction site.

Here are some project details from the PENTA-OCEAN website (click here for news article):

“Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Penta-Ocean”) was recently awarded the Construction of Polder at Areas A and C of Pulau Tekong in joint venture with Boskalis International BV Company (Netherlands) by the Housing & Development Board of Singapore (HDB) with a contract value of SGD 1.23 billion (JPY 99.9 billion). Penta-Ocean has a share value of approximately JPY 48.9 billion (49%) in the joint venture. The construction period of the project is 4 years and slated for completion in April 2022.

This project will add about 810 ha of new land at the north-western tip of Singapore’s Pulau Tekong island. This is the first time a Polder is to be constructed in the country. The project works include the construction and reinforcement of a 10-kilometre long dike surrounding the polder, earthworks and the construction of a network of drains, water pumping systems and canals.”

October 18

ESC Group Director Andrew Young is appointed to the INOGEN Board of Directors

Our ESC Group Director Andrew Young is appointed to the INOGEN Board of Directors.

Here is a picture from the recent Board retreat held in Whistler Canada, September 2018:


Read more about Inogen here.

October 18

ESC Submits Singapore’s First Safety Case

ESC submits Singapore’s first Safety Case – in 2016 Singapore introduced new Safety Case regulations to mitigate risks at Major Hazard Installations, ESC is assisting several clients to prepare their safety cases. We successfully gained approval for the first Safety Case submitted in Singapore, under the new laws in 2018.

ESC was appointed to prepare the Safety Case according to Singapore MHI Technical and Assessment Guidelines, including identification of Major Accident Hazards (MAHs), Major Accident Scenarios (MASs) and Safety Critical Events (SCEs), As Low As Reasonable Practicable (ALARP) Demonstration and preparation of the Emergency Response Plan (ERP).


October 18

ESC SG awarded S$2M Environmental Impact Assessment by PUB

ESC SG was awarded the S$2M Environmental Impact Assessment for new water pipelines in Singapore, by the Public Utilities Board (PUB).

The PUB had issued an invitation to tender to undertake the consultancy services for Environmental Impact Assessment for the deployment of Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Water Pipelines from Bukit Kalang to Upper Thomson Road.

The scope of work calls for a team of specialists to undertake the detail planning for the EIA for the water pipeline projects. The scope of work for ESC will be to Identify all potential environmental receptors within the vicinities of the work sites at the two project sites; undertake scoping the EIA with relevant agencies and stakeholders; carry out baseline and biodiversity survey and collate relevant data for the EIA, and to manage and prepare the overall EIA for the PUB. ESC also needs to provide mitigation measures and management practices to reduce the impacts of the Project on the Environment. ESC has brought together a team of Singapore based, skilled professionals with proven track records and extensive experience and knowledge from the Environmental sector in the preparation and delivery of Environmental Impact Studies.

August 18

ESC to Prepare Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Indonesia

INPEX Masela Ltd. originally proposed developing the Abadi gas field using a Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) production facility supported by a Logistics Supply Base located on Yamdena Island in the Tanimbar Islands in East Indonesia. In 2016 the government decided to develop the Abadi gas field using an Onshore LNG (OLNG) plant based on two trains with a capacity of 4.75 MTPA each. In 2018 the government and Inpex appointed ESC to prepare the environmental and social impact assessment for this government priority project to conform to both, regulatory and IFC requirements.

July 18

ESC awarded EIS by Pengerang Energy Complex Sdn Bhd in Johor

ESC was contracted by Pengerang Energy Complex Sdn Bhd, to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for the Proposed Pengerang Energy Complex (PEC) in Johor, Malaysia PEC is a World Scale (6.5MMTPA) Greenfield Integrated Condensate Splitter & Aromatics Complex processing condensate to produce aromatics & oil products. The EIA aims to fulfill the Malaysian regulatory requirements under Section 34A (2c)ofthe Environmental Quality Act 1974and Environmental Quality (PrescribedActivities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 2015. ESC’s scope of work also includes conducting an Environmental, Health and Social Impact Assessment (EHSIA) which adheres to theEquator Principlesand the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Performance Standards and Guidelines.