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 Founded1994
HSL Constructor was founded with Mr Lim Choo Leng as Managing Director.
First Marine Project1995
Seawater Intake Station and Upgrade / revamp of Wharf 6 at Pulau Bukom for Shell Eastern Petroleum Limited
First Jetty Project1996
Awarded first jetty project at Pulau Ayer Merbau (PCS)
ISO Safety & Quality1999
Achieved ISO Safety & Quality Certification
Expanded business in the process industry; won a major contract with ExxonMobil
Successfully penetrated into all major plants2003
Positioned for Exponential Growth2006
Invested in a 100,000 sqf factory at 5 Gul Lane. FY 2007 – S$17m
Revenue > S$50M2007
Revenue exceeded S$50 million for the first time. Established Hsing Loong Management Pte Ltd (Logistics subsidiary)
Employee Strength of 8002008
Employee strength grew to 800, up from 100 in 2006, with major investments in marine equipment and capability-building
Launched Work-Life Balance Program2008
Established subsidiaries in India & Malaysia2009
Successfully completed major projects in Shell and ExxonMobil; Established subsidiaries in India and Malaysia
First Overseas project in Myanmar2010
Established ground engineering subsidiary; Awarded first overseas project, in Myanmar
Major Rebranding Exercise2010
For further growth and regionalisation
Secured Project Sum of $80M in Jurong Island2011
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 Barge2012
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 HQ2013
Completion of the new HSL Global HQ located at 42D Penjuru Road
Dymon Asia Temasek-linked firm investment2014
Dymon Asia Temasek-linked firm invested amount $15m
Singapore’s 3rd Desalination Plant Project2015
Awarded Singapore’s Third Desalination Plant project at Tuas. Joint-venture with JGC for Naphtha Liquid Terminal.