IRS highlighted maritime services and forged stronger relationships at SMW 2023


Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) hosted its 6th Singapore Advisory Committee Meeting (pictured) and Customer Meet during last week’s Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), as well as exhibiting at Sea Asia. In addition, the company met with the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, His Excellency Mr P. Kumaran, and Mr Teo Eng Dih, Chief Executive of Maritime Port Authority of Singapore.

The week’s events allowed IRS to highlight its capabilities, network with industry peers, and explore challenges and opportunities facing the maritime industry.

“Taking part in SMW was an excellent opportunity for IRS to engage with industry peers, customers and partners,” said Mr Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of IRS. “We had a chance to discuss the latest maritime trends and developments. Our participation in events such as the SMW helps us stay at the forefront of industry innovation and best practices.”

The meeting with His Excellency Mr P. Kumaran was a significant engagement for IRS as it underlined the Indian Government’s continued commitment to supporting IRS. Similarly, IRS’ meeting with Mr Teo of the MPA was constructive and useful.

IRS’ 6th Singapore Advisory Committee Meeting, which is attended by senior Singapore based industry leaders, focused on how to grow the class society in East Asia and South-East Asia as well as boosting bilateral ties with major maritime centres across the Asia Pacific region.

‘IRS Customer Meet & Advisory Committee meeting presented us with the opportunity to strengthen relationships with customers and business partners as well as explore new business opportunities.’ said Mr. Vijay Arora, Managing Director of IRS.