Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) wins Excellence in Offshore Support Award at the 2019 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards held in Singapore

18 Oct 2019

(18 October 2019, Singapore) Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO) clinched the Excellence in Offshore Support Award at the 2019 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards ceremony held on Thursday, 17 October at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore.

Managing Director of SPO, Peter Langslow, receiving the Excellence in Offshore Support award from Senior Correspondent, Singapore, Lloyd’s List, Tan Hwee Hwee at the 2019 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards ceremony.

The award ceremony was organised by one of the world’s oldest shipping journals, Lloyd’s List and is part of the Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards – the industry’s flagship awards programme that recognises excellence across maritime sectors. More than 400 company representatives, maritime leaders, sponsors and key players in the maritime industry attended the award ceremony. Winners for the 15 award categories were chosen by a panel of judges comprising independent maritime experts and industry leaders from various areas of specialisations in the global maritime industry.

Representatives from SPO at the award ceremony.

SPO was announced as the winner of the Excellence in Offshore Support Award. The award recognises outstanding maritime businesses that have demonstrated excellence in supporting the offshore energy industry through services or the operation of offshore service and supply vessels. Managing Director of SPO, Peter Langslow received the award onstage from Senior Correspondent, Singapore, Lloyd’s List, Tan Hwee Hwee. Regarding SPO’s win, the judges commented, “In a tough market where survival can often be the mark of success, Swire Pacific Offshore impressed with what the judges described as “an overall excellent performance” this year. The sheer range of services provided was supplemented by a serious commitment to safety, the environment and the technological innovation.”

Managing Director of SPO, Peter Langslow, delivering his speech after receiving the award.

“I congratulate all the people of the SPO Group on this award; it feels great that our team has been recognised in this way especially after all the travails and challenges that have faced our sector over the past four years. The award is a reflection of the quality and commitment of our entire team – our seafarers, marine and shore staff around the world; and SPO’s ongoing commitment to its values – of always striving for excellence and doing the right thing in a sustainable way for our customers, people, communities and the environment,” says Managing Director, SPO, Peter Langslow.

“It is particularly pleasing that it is the Excellence in Offshore Support category we won, which is so closely aligned to SPO’s vision, Excellence in Offshore Marine Services. The timing of the award is also hugely encouraging, coming at the same time as we finally start to perceive the long promised recovery in levels of offshore activity. It is a reaffirmation of our strategy and will spur us on to greater achievement,” he adds.

Managing Director of SPO, Peter Langslow (third from right) with the other award winners.

Over the years, SPO has clinched several awards and accolades. In 2018, SPO won the NS Advocate Award for Large Companies conferred by the Ministry of Defence, Singapore for its strong support towards Singapore’s Total Defence efforts. In 2017, SPO was awarded the Investing in People Award during the 18th Annual Business Awards organised by the British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore for its strong manpower development efforts. In 2015, SPO clinched the prestigious SRS Shipowner of the Year Award, as part of the Singapore International Maritime Awards organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). To view the full list of SPO’s awards over the years, visit SPO’s corporate website, https://swirespo.com/About-Us/Recognition-and-Awards.


For media queries, please contact:
Dorothy Ng
Manager, Corporate Communications
Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd

DID: (65) 6505 3228
Mobile: (65) 9631 5500
Email: dorothy.ng@swirespo.com

Grace Ho
Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications
Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd

Tel: (+65) 6309 3600
DID: (+65) 6496 8283
Email: grace.ho@swirespo.com


About Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO)
Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd is a marine services conglomerate and a leading service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry with a network that spans the globe. Operating for more than 40 years, SPO has become a trusted name in the oil and gas industry. SPO has operated in Singapore since 1975 and moved its headquarters there in 1992. SPO is a fully owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited. In line with its vision, “Excellence in Marine Services”, strong emphasis is placed on health and safety, the environment and sustainable development. SPO and its subsidiaries operate vessels in every major oil exploration region outside of USA and have more than 20 offices worldwide. For more details, visit http://www.swirespo.com.