Vice President, Port & Estate Management

Michelle Scipio-Hosang was appointed Vice President, Port & Estate Management in September 2023. During her 21 years at National Energy, Michelle worked in various shore-based supervisory and management positions. She has significant, demonstrative, and progressive experience in managing petrochemical terminals, providing support vessels for rig moves and other offshore operations within the marine and energy sectors.

Michelle’s key achievements at National Energy include:

  • Leading the business strategies that facilitated the Company becoming a leader in the towage industry whilst maintaining an unblemished safety record.
  • Growth of the Company’s towage market share from 25% to 75% to become the country’s largest local tug operator with a fleet of ten vessels.
  • Diversifying the Company’s business scope from a local harbour towage provider to a regional harbour towage and offshore support service provider.

Michelle worked at sea for a period of nine years and had the opportunity to work on both local and international ships as a marine engineer. In 1997 she qualified as a Second Engineer with a UK issued license. Prior to joining National Energy, Michelle studied, trained, and worked for various companies in the maritime industry. In 2009, Michelle obtained her Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Maritime and Logistics Management from the Australian Maritime College, an institute of the University of Tasmania. As the first woman to be qualified as a marine engineer in Trinidad and Tobago, Michelle is recognised as a female leader in the local maritime industry.



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