MTT Shipping Sdn Bhd is honoured to receive two prestigious awards, namely ‘Container Shipping Line of the Year’ and ‘Shipping Company of the Year’, at the Kuala Lumpur International Logistics and Transport (KiLAT) Excellence Awards. The awards were presented by Datuk Isham Ishak, Secretary General Ministry of Transport during the award ceremony held on 21st of December 2021 at Putrajaya.
The inaugural KiLAT Transport Excellence Award Ceremony was co-organised by Ministry of Transport Malaysia and EPL Exhibition in recognition of companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and contributed significantly to growing the transport and logistics industry as a mainstay of the Malaysian economy. The event was well attended by leaders of the Malaysian transport industry and officiated by the Minister of Transport, Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Wee Ka Siong.
“KiLAT will be an opportunity for Transport Industry to showcase their latest innovation and technology supporting Malaysiaʼs Transportation Development and the revitalisation of Transport Industry post COVID-19 facilitating modern urban mobility, facilities and connectivity,” Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Wee Ka Siong said.
Established almost a decade ago, MTT Shipping commenced shipping operations with only 10 chartered vessels and has since expanded to owning 16 vessels including 7 newbuildings which were delivered within a short span of 3 years and the company maintains an active orderbook. As of December 2021, MTT Shipping is ranked 65th amongst Alphaliner’s top 100 container liner operators in the world with a nominal capacity of more than 19,000 TEUs.
MTT Shipping has greatly expanded its footprint both in Malaysia and to the neighbouring countries in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Myanmar and Vietnam. With further regional expansion in mind, MTT Shipping now calls ports in India which includes Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. The company has successfully achieved an annual throughput of over 200,000 TEUs in 2020 through continuous expansion of domestic and regional services.
Aside from the continuous expansion of port coverage and improvement in service reliability, the company has also established various divisions and subsidiaries complementing the container shipping services which includes vessel chartering, ship management, auto logistics, and container depot services.
MTT Shipping is committed to continue “Moving Your Business Forward” through steady investments in technology advancement to drive digitalisation into business operations, including an in-house shipping system towards improving operational efficiency and overall customer experience.