Singapore authorities have charged three men, including two former employees of Japanese offshore company Modec, for alleged corruption, cheating and money laundering offences.

The three were named as Harish Singhal, 59, a construction manager at Modec Offshore Productions System (MOPS), Gopinath Kuppusamy, 52, chief engineer at MOPS and Kottaki Srinivas Patnaik, 53, director of Neptune Ship Management at the material time.