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.”
Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

FMC's William P. Doyle Issues Statement on EL FARO Tragedy

On Thursday evening, October 1, 2016, the ship EL FARO went missing. The ship was en route from Jacksonville, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico. On Monday, four days after the ship vanished,

Swiss Re Establishes North America Marine Team

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has expanded its marine business by opening a North America marine office. Beginning October 1, 2015, the New York-based team will provide ocean cargo insurance,

Abu Dhabi Ports Achieve Pilot Certification

Khalifa Port and Zayed Port become first commercial ports in Middle East to achieve certification for marine pilots; Abu Dhabi Ports Marine Services gets I.S.P.

Tanker Trends

GTT Inks Framework Partnership Deal with CERN

GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has signed a Framework Partnership Agreement

d'Amico Launches Two Tankers in Vietnam

d'Amico International Shipping S.A. has launched two eco-ships at the shipyards of Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard Co. Ltd – Vietnam, bringing the fleet to more than 50 units.

New Head for Odfjell Tankers

Odfjell announced it has appointed Senior Vice President Harald Fotland to new Head of Odfjell Tankers. Fotland comes from the position as SVP/Chief of Staff


MECNW Appoints New CEO

Terry Weston has been confirmed as Chief Executive of Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW) following the retirement of his predecessor, Jim Teasdale, at the end of September.

Danelec Marine Expands in Brazil

Press release - Danelec Marine has announced that it is expanding its presence in Brazil by naming Telnav Telecomuniçacões Navais a Certified Service Center. With

Navy Kicks Off Tours with Industry Program

The Navy kicked off a new program Oct. 5, designed to give high performing officers and Sailors experience at large corporations for approximately one year.

Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2108 sec (5 req/sec)