Super Yacht Logistics (SYL) has expanded into China with a permanent office and staff in a new office in Shanghai. The company now has seven permanent offices: in Florida, Australia, the UK, Taiwan and two offices in Japan. The company closed its office in Seoul in 2013, but retains a semi-permanent presence in the country.
The China office, located in the Hongkou District on the Shanghai Huangpu River, will first develop shoreside agency services for visiting yachts. SYL China will facilitate client representation and brokerage services with SYL Japan in Tokyo.
Raymond Lee has been appointed to lead SYL China with a local support staff. He previously worked in the commercial maritime industry and speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, Shanghainese, Japanese and English. Kenta Inaba of SYL Japan will support the office with yachts planning to travel to China.
SYL Japan team is working with government offices on new regulations for visiting private and charter yachts, especially for the Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympic Games in 2020.
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