The Keppel Group garnered 12 awards at the Building & Construction Authority of Singapore Awards 2016, in acknowledgement of the Group’s commitment to design, build and operate properties that harmonise with the environment. Separately, Keppel Land was named Overall Best Developer for Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar while Alpha Investment Partners won the Overall Best Investment Manager at the Euromoney Real Estate Awards.
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) was conferred the APAC Company of the Year Award (Offshore & Marine Services) at the Asia‑Pacific Oil & Gas Awards organised by the Oil and Gas Council. Separately, cementing its reputation as a premier shipyard in Asia, Keppel Shipyard won the Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Award at the ninth Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia.
In recognition of its commitment to service excellence, Keppel Logistics, a subsidiary of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation, received the Singapore Logistics Service Provider of the Year award at the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards for the ninth year running.
Keppel O&M completed 21 project deliveries. These included three jackup drilling rigs, a high‑specification deepwater derrick lay vessel, five floating production, storage and offloading vessels as well as an accommodation semisubmersible.
Keppel Infrastructure was selected by Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, to Design, Build, Own and Operate Singapore’s fourth desalination plant. The plant will be the first in Singapore with the ability to treat sea water and fresh water from the Marina Reservoir by using reverse osmosis and other advanced membrane technology.
Keppel Seghers, a subsidiary of Keppel Infrastructure, successfully delivered its proprietary waste‑to‑energy (WTE) technology and services to two WTE plants in Beijing and Yangzhou in China, supporting the cities’ goals for sustainable waste management. In addition, Keppel Seghers was awarded six projects to supply its WTE technology in China, including for the plant in Shenzhen, which is set to become the world’s largest WTE facility (in terms of incineration capacity) once completed.
Keppel Capital saw the first closing of two new private equity funds – the Alpha Data Centre Fund and Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund III, with initial capital commitments of US$410 million, out of a combined target size of US$1.5 billion.
To capture opportunities in a rapidly changing environment, we continue to embrace innovation to improve our value proposition to customers.
Keppel O&M completed the acquisition of LETOURNEAU™ jackup rig designs, rig kit business as well as aftersales and aftermarket services to broaden its suite of jackup solutions. Keppel O&M also secured contracts to build its first two dual‑fuel diesel Liquefied Natural Gas harbour tugs to its award‑winning proprietary design.
To tap into the fast‑growing e‑commerce sector, Keppel Logistics acquired a stake in Singapore‑based e‑commerce fulfilment company, Courex, to build complementary capabilities and further improve urban connectivity.
Customer Health & Safety
The Group exercises due care and diligence in the design, construction and operation of its products and services to ensure that they are fit for use and do not pose health or safety hazards. We monitor and mitigate potential health and safety impacts throughout the life cycle of our products and services.
Keppel subscribes to best practices. Keppel is not aware of any violation of laws, regulations and voluntary codes pertaining to the provision, use, health and safety of our products and services in 2016.