Pacific International Lines (PIL) is honoured to receive the MPA Safety@Sea Award for the outstanding contributions to the search and rescue efforts in 2017 during the International Safety@Sea Conference held in Singapore (21 June 2018).
The Master and Crew of Kota Cempaka, Kota Hidayah and of Southern Lily did us proud by rendering assistance to the Search and Rescue efforts coordinated by Vessel Arezoo off Hong Kong, rendering assistance to RCC Guam for the Search and Rescue efforts off Guam and rendering assistance to RCC New Zealand and the rescue of a Norwegian Crew and for rescuing a fishing vessel, respectively.
"PIL is proud of our Masters and Crew for rendering assistance to the vessels and seafarers in need. Their actions embody the PIL values and we applaud their efforts," said a press release from the company.
"Every Seafarer’s lives matter and PIL will continue to practise a safety first culture and do it’s best to protect the lives of every seafarer," it added.
Incorporated since 1967, Pacific International Lines has developed from a coastal ship-owner/operator in Singapore, into one of the largest ship-owners in Southeast Asia with a focus on Asia-Africa
and the Middle East
Today, PIL is ranked 10th amongst the top containership operators in the world, offering container liner services
and multi-purpose services at over 500 locations in 100 countries worldwide, employs about 18,000 employees worldwide.