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Tan Beng Tee awarded Honorary Fellowship by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

We are delighted to announce that Ms Tan Beng Tee, the Assistant Chief Executive of Development of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) has been conferred Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.


Ms Tan was awarded the status in September 2018, under the Institute’s Bye-Law 50 clause, which lets individuals join the Institute without undertaking the examination or dissertation process. It is reserved for those who have made a significant contribution to commercial shipping  as well as consistent support towards the development of the Institute.


It is the highest honour bestowed by the Institute.

Chairman and Committee Members of ICS Singapore presenting the Honorary Fellowship Certificate to Ms Tan

Ms Tan also has the distinction of being the first lady to obtain the Honorary Fellowship.


In April 2018, Ms Tan was awarded the Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to developing and promoting Singapore as an International Maritime Centre (IMC). She also received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards in 2008. In 2012, Ms Tan received the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Bar) from the Singapore Government.


In July 2018, she was nominated for Honorary Fellowship consideration by the Institute’s Singapore Branch.


About ICS:  The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is the only internationally recognized professional body in the commercial maritime arena.

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