Satumarin wins SME 100 Award 2015

Experienced Marine Professionals Satumarin Wins Prestigious SME 100 Fast Moving Companies Award 2015

On October 23, SATUMARIN became one of the hundred Malaysian fast moving companies, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that was awarded during the 7th SME 100 Fast Moving Companies Award 2015, presented by SME Magazine and Business Media International at the Grand Ballroom, Connexion@Nexus, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur.

Captain Ahmad Imran receiving award trophy from Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)
Captain Ahmad Imran receiving award trophy from Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)

This year, the prestigious award that promotes the growth of Malaysia’s SMEs saw a staggering competition from 5,000 pre-selected candidates. The SME 100 Award is given in 19 selected industry groupings, and is ranked across all groupings in 1 to 100 order, with no more than 20 winners from any of the industry groupings: (1) Agriculture, Livestock, Plantations & Commodities; (2) Automotive; (3) Chemical and Plastics; (4) Construction/Engineering, Property Development & Building Materials; (5) Consumer Goods; (6) Education and Training; (7) Electrical and Electronics; (8) Food & Beverages; (9) Furniture and Wood based Manufacturing; (10) Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology; (11) Hospitality, Food Service & Tourism; (12) Industrial and Commercial Products; (13) Oil & Gas, Mining and Energy; (14) Personal Services; (15) Professional and Business Services; (16) Retail; (17) Telecommunications and ICT; (18) Trading and Wholesaling; and (19) Transportation and Logistics.

Independently researched and ranked after intricate compilation and analysis, the finalists are determined by the highest weighted average score with heavy weightage on growth (turnover, profit and market share) and resilience (best practices, sustainability and vision), as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in his printed message for the occasion, exhorts that the government will remain committed to supporting the growth of SME through various grants, incentives and capacity building programmes.

Directors of Satu Marin Sdn Bhd, Engku Emran and Mohd Rhiza with Acting Managing Director Captain Ahmad Imran
Directors of Satu Marin Sdn Bhd, Engku Emran and Mohd Rhiza with Acting Managing Director Captain Ahmad Imran

SME 100 ranks the top and fast moving companies based on a 60 percent quantitative and 40 percent qualitative criteria. With only the crème de la crème rounding up the top 100 list, SATUMARIN proves itself worthy to be accorded with the ultimate recognition as one of the winner in the Oil & Gas, Mining & Energy category.

12 other award recipients within the same category include Energy Quest Sdn Bhd, First Marine Services, Oceancare Corporation Sdn Bhd, and Technofit Sdn Bhd, among others. The successful companies received their respective awards from the guest of honor, Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and accompanied by Dato’ William Ng, group publisher and editor-in-chief Business Media International. Each winner received a gold-plated trophy along with a certificate of achievement.

Captain Ahmad Imran with the gold-plated trophy
Captain Ahmad Imran with the gold-plated trophy

Among other companies awarded for the 2015 honours were (in alphabetical order):

Brickfields Asia College (BAC), Cellavie, One World Hotel, Reapfield Properties, REGUS Management Malaysia, Senheng Electric, Thai Odyssey and TM Tours & Travel.

SATUMARIN is a wholly owned Bumiputra and an ISO 9001:2008 certified company that has established itself for five years and run by professionals previously from the oil majors. The company specialises in providing quality services in the marine and offshore operations throughout the oil & gas industry.

Reported in Malaysian Digest, 4 November 2015 – http://www.malaysiandigest.com/business/577341-experienced-marine-professionals-satumarin-wins-prestigious-sme-100-fast-moving-companies-award-2015.html

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