New Singapore Affiliate for IMarEST

Press Release
Monday, September 26, 2011
World Tankers Management Pte Ltd (WTM) of Singapore has become the latest Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) Marine Affiliate.
The IMarEST Marine Partners scheme is the corporate partnership program of the institute – the leading professional body for the global marine community. Under the scheme customized corporate packages are created for each of the Corporate Partners and Marine Affiliates who include companies, universities, research institutes and training colleges.
“We are very pleased to welcome World Tankers Management Pte Ltd as an IMarEST Marine Affiliate,” says IMarEST’s Interim Chief Executive, Fiona Morris.
“Established in Singapore in 1993, WTM exclusively manage assets controlled by the Haji-Ioannou family, and currently manage 17 Aframax ‘MR’ product and chemical tankers up to 50,000 MT deadweight each.  WTM also offers a range of third party management services to select Owners wishing to place their assets with them.   They are our second Singapore-based Marine Partner – our first being Keppel Offshore and Marine, a Corporate Partner. Jenny Seow, Manager of IMarEST’s South East Asia Division will be working with this new Marine Affiliate to ensure delivery of the package of services, employee engagement, professional development opportunities, networking, technical support and information opportunities.”
“World Tankers Management Pte Ltd is committed to being at the forefront of shipping technical expertise in South East Asia” says WTM’s Managing Director, Chris Kirton.  “As a shipmanager, we know that it is vital that our technical staff continue to advance their experience and education, and we are confident that this partnership with IMarEST provides a professional platform for our employees to enhance and develop their skills.”
Chris further added, “The package we have negotiated with the Institute, demonstrates our commitment to developing employee skills, as well as being a method of extending our marketing reach. We are looking forward to working with the Institute, and with Jenny Seow, to make sure we benefit to the full from this new arrangement.”
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