Singapore Once Again Clinched the Best Seaport in Asia Award at the Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA)
The Port of Singapore once again clinched the Best Seaport in Asia award at the Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA), retaining its crown as Asia’s port of choice.
The award was presented to Singapore for an unprecedented 25th time at the 27th AFSCA held on Thursday in Beijing. Receiving the award on behalf of the Port of Singapore was Chan Keng Nee, Deputy Director (Vessel Traffic Management) from Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
The Port of Singapore was recognized for its cost competitiveness, container shipping-friendly fee regime, provision of suitable container shipping-related infrastructure, timely and adequate investment in new infrastructure and facilitation of ancillary services including logistics and freight forwarding facilities. Singapore was selected for the award ahead of strong competition from Busan Port, Port of Dalian, Port of Hong Kong, PortKlang, Laem Chabang Port, Port of Manila, Shanghai Yangshan Port, Shenzhen Port and Port of Tanjung Pelepas, among others. (PNA)