AET has won the SRS (“Singapore Registry of Ships”) Ship Owner of the Year Award presented at the Singapore International Maritime Awards (IMA) ceremony held on Monday, 19 April 2021 as part of the Singapore Maritime Week.
The SRS Award recognises an outstanding owner of quality Singapore registered ships and takes account of fleet size, growth, operational excellence, sustainable contribution to human capital development both ashore and at sea.
This year, special emphasis was placed on the owner who has been able to demonstrate resilience by adapting its business activities and operations even amidst the global pandemic challenges.
The IMA ceremony was held as one of the key anchor events of the Singapore Maritime Week (19 – 24 April 2021) organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The biennial Singapore IMA seeks to recognise individuals and companies for their contributions to Singapore’s development as a premier global port hub and an international maritime centre.
Receiving the Award on behalf of AET, President & CEO, Capt Rajalingam Subramaniam said:
“Being named SRS Ship Owner of the Year for the first time is a great recognition for AET and the entire MISC Group. I would like to thank the MPA for its steadfast support to the maritime community and their distinguished panel of judges for recognising AET and the work that we do as a team. This Award reflects on our commitment and contributions to the entire maritime ecosystem as a global company with Asian roots and as a leading player of responsible and sustainable shipping. I am honoured to accept this Award on behalf of all my colleagues at AET and the MISC Group, at sea and ashore, and I thank them for their hard work and dedication particularly during these challenging times. I would also like to express our appreciation to all stakeholders of AET for their continued support as always.”