SINGAPORE, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, three female maritime executives were lauded for their contributions and achievements at the 11th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia held in Singapore on 25 April 2018 in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week. The awards gala dinner was attended by close to 400 leading maritime industry professionals and guests.
Ms Doris Ho, President & Chief Executive Officer of Magsaysay Group of Companies was presented with the Seatrade Personality of the Year Award and Ms Katie Men, Managing Director of Iseaco Investment Pte Ltd was awarded the Seatrade Young Person of the Year. The Seatrade Lifetime Achievement of the Year Award was presented to Ms Tan Beng Tee, Assistant Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in recognition of her contribution in developing and promoting Singapore as an International Maritime Centre (IMC).
"In line with the IMO's programme on the Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector, we are especially pleased to have three outstanding female executives winning major Awards this year. The Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia has the very important mission of recognising and honoring outstanding achievements by individuals and companies across the maritime industry," said Chris Hayman, Chairman, Seatrade UBM EMEA.
Apart from these three individual award recipients, Mr Marcel Leidts, Chief Operating Officer, Anglo-Eastern Group Ltd was awarded the inaugural Dedication to the Maritime Industries Award. Winners from the 13 competitive award categories were also unveiled on the night of the presentation ceremony.
The full list of the highly deserving Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia category winners can be found below:
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About the Singapore Maritime Week 2018 (21st – 27th April 2018)
Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia is held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week 2018 (SMW). SMW is the leading maritime event in Singapore driven by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. SMW gathers the international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events in celebration of all things maritime. These events reflect the vibrancy and diversity of Singapore as a major international maritime centre.