12 Apr '11, 3pm

[CNA] 34 maritime firms honoured for contributions to S'pore shipping industry

[CNA] 34 maritime firms honoured for contributions to S'pore shipping industry

SINGAPORE : The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has honoured 34 maritime enterprises for their contributions to the shipping industry. MPA said the awards are given to recognise companies and individuals for their outstanding contributions to Singapore's development as a major port and international maritime centre. Among the eight industry awards, the most prestigious one, the International Maritime Centre Award, went to Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. The awards were presented by Transport Minister Raymond Lim at the sixth Singapore International Maritime Awards ceremony, which is conducted once every two years. 25 other companies were awarded the Approved International Shipping Enterprise or Approved Shipping Logistics Enterprise scheme. MPA said these schemes are aimed at promoting more ship owning, operating and management activities in Si...

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