Singapore named global premier port

Sep 12, 2022

This is the second time that the Port of Singapore has received the award, the first time in 2021.

In addition, the Port of Singapore was also named “Best Seaport in Asiafor the 34th time.

These awards recognise the contributions by the Port of Singapore to support global supply chains and its leadership in driving maritime transformation. 


As a leading international maritime centre and the worlds busiest transhipment port, the Port of Singapore will continue to play our part to keep supply chains going as the global economy recovers from COVID-19,said Teo Eng Dih, Chief Executive of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. 


We are humbled by the affirmation from industry and thank our tripartite partners for their strong support. We will continue to uphold high service standards and drive initiatives that enable Singapore to be a more vibrant, digital and sustainable port.


The annual AFLAS Awards is organised by freight and logistics publication, Asia Cargo News, to honour leading service providers in the supply chain community for demonstrating leadership as well as consistency in service quality, innovation, customer relationship management and reliability.


Winners were determined by votes cast by readers of the publication and announced on 7 September.


In July, Singapore secured the top spot once again in the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development Index Report.


It was the ninth consecutive year that the report – published jointly by Chinese state news agency, Xinhua, and global maritime data provider, the Baltic Exchange ranked Singapore as the global leading maritime centre.


Source: Port Technology