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Anglo-Eastern is a leading global provider of third-party ship management services, with over 600 vessels under full technical management, some 150 ships under crew management, and a technical services division that has overseen around 450 newbuildings and conversions to date.

A singular focus and dedication to first-class ship management as a core business ensures an unparalleled service to owners, whom we engage with as trusted partners. Safety is at the forefront of all that we do, and we have corporate policies geared towards zero tolerance: zero casualties, zero pollution, zero breakdowns.

Our managed fleet comprises all ship sizes and types, including bulk carriers, container ships and tankers (gas, oil, chemical), as well as ship types not covered by many other ship managers: ice class OBO, pipe layers, heavy lift, LPG FSO, plus others. These are areas where quality, experience, systems and tailor-made technical approaches all come together.

In-house recruitment and training provides us with direct control of our crew sources. Individually screened and selected cadets are developed at the Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy in Karjat, near Mumbai, while our 27,000+ skilled seafarers receive regular training via various channels, including our maritime centres in India, the Philippines, China and Ukraine.

Supporting our seafarers and business partners worldwide is a dedicated team of more than 1,700 shore staff in over 25 offices across Asia, Europe and the Americas. Learn more about us and where we are located at


China Merchants Energy Shipping (Singapore) Holding Pte Ltd was incorporated in Singapore in February 1995. It is an overseas investment platform, fully owned by China Merchants Energy Shipping Company Limited (SH601872). The company is committed to the investment activities of the upstream and downstream business of the shipping industry.

As her fully owned subsidiary, Ming Wah (Singapore) Agency Pte Ltd has been providing full ship agency services, various kind of repairs and inspections, supply of general stores and spares, provisions and bonded store supply particularly in Singapore. Ming Wah Singapore carries a range of Marine and Industrial products from anti-explosive handheld torch, mooring and wire ropes, valves, paints, LED lightings to road machinery.

China Merchants Energy Trading (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a joint venture by China Merchants Hoi Tung Trading Company Limited and China Merchants Energy Shipping Co., Ltd, was incorporated in Singapore on 1st June 2016. CMET provides reliable and efficient bunkering services not only to internal shipping companies within the Group, but also to all external clients. The company is moving towards the expansion in all sorts of services and commodity trading. CMET is striving to develop remarkable insights into energy trading sector and partnership with industry-leading companies with a distinct focus on excellence, sustainability and continuous improvement in business. CMET is the sole agent for Sinopec lubricants in Singapore.


Founded in 1899, ClassNK is a ship classification society dedicated to safer, cleaner seas. ClassNK offers diverse technical services including the survey and classification of ships and marine structures based on technical independently developed rules, statutory surveys performed on behalf of more than 100 flag States, management system certifications based on ISO and other international standards, as well as other services to help our clients safeguard ships, their crews, and their cargo, while protecting the marine environment.

ClassNK is also a leader in maritime related research and development. Devoting significant resources and expertise to R&D, ClassNK works in close partnership with the industry to develop a broad array of cutting-edge technical solutions aimed at securing a safer and greener future for the maritime community.

With roughly 250 million gross tons or some 20% of the world’s merchant fleet on register, ClassNK is one of the world’s largest classification societies. Based in Japan, ClassNK is a global organization committed to providing the highest quality services and supporting its clients 24/7 through a network of over 130 exclusive surveyor offices across the world.


Gulf Oil Marine is the worldwide leader in the distribution of marine lubricants and leading technical services. We support the shipping industry with a full range of quality assured marine lubricants and expert technical services in more than 1000 ports across 80 countries.

Shipping is vital in today's globalised economy and the industry's sophisticated processes, advanced assets and quality driven operations create the need for effective lubrication solutions.

Gulf Oil Marine is committed to meeting the most exacting standards of product quality, service and safety. We constantly work to further enhance our customer offer and technical services and endeavour to deliver products to meet the changing needs within the industry across our growing network of ports to provide even more value add to our customers and partners.


ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (ICBC Leasing), founded on November 28, 2007, is the wholly-owned subsidiary of ICBC with the registered capital of RMB 11 billion.

Through the development of 10 years, ICBC Leasing grows into a leasing enterprise with the largest assets scale, the strongest profitability, innovation capacity and market leadership in the domestic market. The company has insisted on the strategy of “professional, market-oriented and international” and built the comparatively complete financial leasing product lines and service system on the strength of the brand, clients, network and technical advantages of ICBC.

By the end of 2017, the total domestic and overseas assets operated and managed by ICBC Leasing aggregated up to over RMB 300 billion, so as the company owns and manages altogether 600 aircraft and over 300 watercrafts or ships and other marine properties as well as all types of large equipment near 40,000 sets including energy power, rail transit and equipment manufacturing. Plus, ICBC Leasing takes a lead in launching the leasing assets securitization and the leased assets transfer, having achieved the remarkable results in saving the use of capital and enhancing the assets liquidity.


LUKOIL is the leading Russian company in exploring, producing, refining and marketing petroleum products. LUKOIL was established in 1991 through the merger of a group of oil-and-gas production companies located in the western Siberian cities Langepas, Urai and Kogalym, whose initials form the acronym LUK. In 2007 LUKOIL decided to bring its expertise in lubricants technology to the marine industry. LUKOIL Marine Lubricants was founded as a global sales and marketing business focusing on the production and sales of marine lubricants worldwide. Since then the company already positioned itself as technology leader with the introduction of the first 100 BN cylinder oil as the answer to severe corrosive wear issues of modern engines and the development of iCOlube®, an onboard unit for intelligent cylinder oil lubrication.

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants offers a state-of-the-art marine grade range comprising main and minor grades of proven quality, exceeding OEM specifications. Customers can count on excellent support developed by people who know the business, from our Order Manager to the CEO.


As one of the leading global port groups, PSA participates in around 40 terminals in 16 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas with flagship operations in PSA Singapore Terminals and PSA Antwerp. PSA strives to continue growing its port nerwork alongside its shipping line customers and become the preferred partner to port stakeholders across the world. Employing the finest talents in the industry, PSA delivers reliable and best-in-class service to its customers and develops win-win relationships with its partners. As the port operator of choice in the world's gateway hubs, PSA is 'The World's Port of Call'. Please visit us at

Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) is a key member of the PTC Group, a diversified investment holding company. Over the last 39 years, the PTC Group has developed an integrated value chain of services. across different industries that include: shipping, real estate, energy, hospitality and leisure, aviation and international professional placement.

PTC itself, is a leader in the Philippine maritime industry and one of the largest Philippine-based global crew management and maritime service companies in the country, deploying more than 50,000 seafarers annually worldwide.

PTC’s overall Crew Management philosophy is anchored on the principle of establishing “partnerships of equal interest,” together with over 150 Principals who are industry leaders in their own regions - Europe, Asia, and North America. Together, they share a common focus on the overall career development of the Filipino Global Maritime Professional, reinforced by PTC’s total commitment to move people, move lives and move the world.


South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) the first public private partnership stevedoring company in Sri Lanka, commenced operations in 1999, launching the Port of Colombo as global trade’s eminent gateway hub to South Asia. Today, the terminal is one of three operators in the Port of Colombo and continues to offer the international container shipping community a competitive best in class service.

The company is a Board of Investment flagship entity with approximately 60% of Sri Lankan shareholding, and is backed by John Keells Holdings, APM Terminals, SLPA and Peony investments (subsidiary of Evergreen Marine Corporation).

SAGT has attracted multiple independent globally recognized “best practice” awards consecutively in the recent past; Ranked #1 in South Asia and #4 in the world for Terminal Productivity by the Journal of Commerce (JoC) USA in 2015, ranked #1 in the Indian Subcontinent by the Global Ports Forum (GPF) Singapore in 2016 and was awarded Best Employer Brand at The Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards 2017.

SAGT offers a distinct value proposition; backed by user friendly ecommerce platforms, Documentation Centre facility with exclusive business continuity contingencies and ability to leverage shareholder value in associated regional port engagements in support of carrier networks/port rotations.


Singtel Satellite is Asia's leading provider of one stop satellite communications and ICT solutions, driving innovations to meet voice and digital challenges in Fixed and Mobile Satellite segments on both land and at sea. 

With a strategic focus on Maritime communications, Singtel engages the key needs of Maritime customers with broadband satellite communications and ICT applications in Cyber Security, Crew Welfare, Operational Efficiency and Control and Monitoring, bridging mission critical communication gaps between ship and shore. 

From satellite to fibre to IP, Singtel offers global coverage and versatility across platforms. Backed by 3 teleports pointing to more than 30 satellites and supported by our award winning IP VPN infrastructure and an extensive terrestrial network of more than 200 Points of Presence (PoPs) in 160 global cities, Singtel ensures quality customer experience in communications and connectivity. Our Ku, C and extended C beams cover the Asia-Pacific region, Middle East, Africa and parts of Europe, allowing our customers to constantly stay connected.

Committed to delivering service excellence and with more than 35 years of collective experience, Singtel empowers global customers with complete solutions to organically drive productivity, efficiency, and experience. For more information, visit or contact [email protected].