Our CEO

Mr. Jaka A. Singgih (1958-2017)
Founding Member of The Bumi Laut Group

The Bumi Laut Group was led by Mr. Jaka Aryadipa Singgih (1958-2017) as the third-generation business-owner. Mr. Jaka Singgih also served as a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Indonesia for two terms (1999-2004) and (2004-2009) and was an Alumnus of the University of Plymouth (School of Maritime Studies) (UK), University of Hull (UK), Harvard Business School (USA) and London Business School (UK). Under his leadership, the Group rebuilt and expanded its core businesses in shipping and its allied activities.
Since 2017, The Bumi Laut Group leadership is succeeded and led by ​Mr. Jay Aryaputra Singgih (Jay Singgih) as the fourth-generation business-owner and the Chairman & CEO / Managing Director of the Bumi Laut Group and expanding its key operational businesses in the shipping and logistics industry.

Jay Singgih was trained in Shipbroking and Energy Trading. Upon returning to Indonesia in 2010, he started his professional career at Ernst & Young (EY) Indonesia as a Senior Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Advisor. Jay Singgih joined Bumi Laut Group in 2013 as Head of Business Development and Investments, then as Vice President Business Development and Investments until 2017.

Jay Singgih holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics from the University of Durham (UK) and has completed the General Management Programme (GMP) from the University of Cambridge Judge Business School (UK), as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB).

Jay Singgih is also a Fellow of The Chartered Management Institute (CMI, UK), Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN, UK), Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute (NI, UK), Associate of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA, UK) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST, UK), as well as has completed the Shipping and Ship Finance Programme from the Cambridge Academy of Transport (UK).

Jay Singgih also holds several leadership portfolios in various organisations, amongst others, as Chairman of the Indonesian National Maritime Institute, Chairman of Indonesia-Greece and Cyprus Bilateral Committee at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Consultative Board Member of the British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, Head of Transport and Logistics Working Group at the European Business Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, Board of Advisors at the Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association Jakarta and Member of the Young Presidents' Organisation (YPO).

Jay Aryaputra Singgih
Chairman &
Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director

OUR HISTORY

The Bumi Laut Group is a well-established and dynamic growing business enterprise, whose origins traces way back to 1922 when its first office was opened in the Port of Belawan, North Sumatera, Indonesia, which was at one time the largest natural commodity exporting port of Southeast Asia.

The Bumi Laut Group is one of the oldest shipping companies in Indonesia with business interests as Ship-Owners, Ship-Operators, Ship-Managers, Ship-Agencies, Ship-Brokers, Ship-Maintenance & Repair, Shipping Services, as well as in the Marine & Maritime Industry, Energy, Defense, Agriculture, Resource-Based Industries, Logistics, Transportation, Freight Forwarding, Trucking, Warehousing & Depot-Activities, General Contractors, Trading and Strategic Investments.

The Group is managed by competent Executives and supervised by eminent Senior Advisors, who have been involved in the shipping industry and associated with several reputed national and foreign Shipping Lines for many years. Over the years, the Group continues to develop its businesses, resources, and management systems aiming at efficient business operations and a rewarding growth on a long-term and sustainable basis with good corporate governance.

Our Business Activities

BLG Activities

In pursuit of other new opportunities, such as, Infrastructure Development Projects (especially Ports, Terminals and Hinterlands in Indonesia), Mining of potential resources (coal, iron ore, etc.), Mining Contracting & Logistics with the idea to have a synergy between this business and the Shipping Business (Sea Transportation), Inland Haulage (trucking), Warehousing & Depot and other related Logistics Businesses of the Bumi Laut Group.

The Bumi Laut Group has an excellent network of offices in Indonesia and representations regionally and globally. The Group has various operating companies and business associations as well as strategic alliances worldwide.

The Group employs qualified, experienced and competent personnel, including foreign experts and technical advisors well versed in Shipping and Logistics oriented activities, who are able to work with utmost diligence for the interest of the valued Principals and Customers of the Group.

BLG Structure

Our Purpose

  • We are committed to continuously develop and improve ourselves

  • We are committed to have a winner mentality and to be the best

  • We work with our mind and our heart to bring out the best of us

  • Success is our right and we are proud of it

  • We believe in ourselves to make things happen

  • We are optimistic to achieve success

  • We are motivated, determined and courageous to face all challenges

  • We are creative, innovative and enterprising

  • Through our dedication and commitment, we provide total transportation & logistics solutions to our customers and overseas associates to connect people with products

  • Our aim is to provide an unrivaled set of global supply chain capabilities to our customers and associates and move on with further advancement in our abilities and skills

  • With decades of experience, we provide smart and sustainable logistics and transportation solutions

  • We commit on reliability and flexibility and we can serve all our clients with complete end-to-end transportation and logistics services

Our Vision

To Become the Preferred Shipping, Logistics and Transportation Provider with Service Excellence to Customers, Business Associates and Stakeholders.

Our Mission

  • To be Dedicated & Committed to provide excellent quality services that will add significant & sustainable value to our Customers' businesses.

  • ​To maintain a fully Qualified, Competent & Innovative team of Professionals, equipped with State-of-the-art System & Technology, setting the standard of excellence in the Shipping Industry.

  • ​To make a valuable contribution for the development of the Country and our Group and establish a rewarding personal and professional development for our Employees as well as giving back and making a positive impact to the Community.

Our Shared Values

Our Company Values are critical to ensuring that we maintain our excellent name and reputation in the industry and that we uphold our responsibilities to our people and to the societies that we work within. These are elements of our behavior that we want our business and people to be known for.

Corporate Governance

The Owner, Members of the Board, Management Team and Employees abide by and commit to adhere to the basic principles of sound corporate governance and best practices which are necessary components in the attainment of the corporate goals and enhancing the value of the Corporation to its esteemed customers, partners and stakeholders.

BLG Corporate Governance