History & Milestones

The history of HSL is woven around the vision and passion of its founding directors. Since its inception in 1994, HSL has grown from a small start-up to become a dynamic group of companies standing at the forefront of engineering and construction. Above and beyond its success, however, lies a track record which reflects a relentless quest for innovative engineering solutions and construction excellence.

HSL Constructor Founded


HSL Constructor was founded with Mr Lim Choo Leng as Managing Director.

First Marine Project


Seawater Intake Station and Upgrade / revamp of Wharf 6 at Pulau Bukom for Shell Eastern Petroleum Limited

First Jetty Project


Awarded first jetty project at Pulau Ayer Merbau (PCS)

ISO Safety & Quality


Achieved ISO Safety & Quality Certification

Expanded Business


Expanded business in the process industry; won a major contract with ExxonMobil

Successfully penetrated into all major plants


Jurong Island

Positioned for Exponential Growth


Invested in a 100,000 sqf factory at 5 Gul Lane. FY 2007 – S$17m

Revenue > S$50M


Revenue exceeded S$50 million for the first time. Established Hsing Loong Management Pte Ltd (Logistics subsidiary)

Employee Strength of 800


Employee strength grew to 800, up from 100 in 2006, with major investments in marine equipment and capability-building

Launched Work-Life Balance Program


Established subsidiaries in India & Malaysia


Successfully completed major projects in Shell and ExxonMobil; Established subsidiaries in India and Malaysia

First Overseas project in Myanmar


Established ground engineering subsidiary; Awarded first overseas project, in Myanmar

Major Rebranding Exercise


For further growth and regionalisation

Secured Project Sum of $80M in Jurong Island


Secured major GMR Energy CCP Project, SKEC S’pore Jurong Aromatics Complex Project and SLNG Project (total project sum in Jurong Island S$80m). Groundbreaking of New HSL Waterfront Development at Penjuru, invested amount $55m. Set up Verdeland Pte Ltd.

Launched SE Asia’s Largest Piling Barge


Won 3 WSH SHARP Awards. Established Energy Management System and was the 2nd Company in Singapore to successfully achieved ISO 50001. Launched SE Asia’s largest piling barge. Awarded piling contract for SE Asia’s largest container port, in Indonesia. Signed agreement with Ningbo counterpart on technical and facility cooperation. Set up Nautilus Pte Ltd.

Completion of HSL Global HQ


Completion of the new HSL Global HQ located at 42D Penjuru Road

Dymon Asia Temasek-linked firm investment


Dymon Asia Temasek-linked firm invested amount $15m

Singapore’s 3rd Desalination Plant Project


Awarded Singapore’s Third Desalination Plant project at Tuas. Joint-venture with JGC for Naphtha Liquid Terminal.