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Our Values

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Synergy’s core values, vision and mission are embedded as a route map and compass for both individuals and teams, guiding us in becoming the most reliable and trusted partner for owners and operators worldwide, and are captured by the acronym i-STEER – Integrity, Safety, Transparency, Empathy, Empowerment and Respect.

Core Values


To be the most trusted maritime partner.


We seek to inspire, innovate and deliver by :

happy customers

Continuously innovating and exceeding customer expectations


Leveraging our global understanding and domain expertise


Inspiring employees and nurturing talent


Upholding our values while being committed to stakeholders


Measuring performance and constantly improving our processes

zero incidents

Working towards zero incidents


Contributing to the well-being and progress of our community

Ethics, Compliance, Sustainability

Synergy’s services and solutions will always meet the highest industry standards. Through our policies, compliance, and certification, we are a benchmark of responsibility and trust. We are also committed to high standards of occupational health, safety, and pollution prevention, operate in the spirit of “Go Green” and encourage all others in this.

We already have wide recognition for our consistent efforts in becoming a paradigm of safe, sustainable, and environmentally sound shipping.

Several vessels under Synergy Group's management have received the Green Flag Environmental Achievement Award, and in July 2021 the Japan Federation of Pilots' Associations gave the "BW BIRCH" its Best Quality Ship Award 2020.

Synergy Group was also honoured with the Maritime Service Provider Award 2021, by the Maritime and Port Authority at the annual Singapore International Maritime Awards, together with recognition as the Shipping Company of the Year at the ShipTek International Awards 2021.

Synergy's accolades also include the Seatrade Maritime Asia – Ship Manager Award 2020, the Lloyd's List Excellence in Maritime Services & Ship Management Award 2019, the Seatrade Global Award for People Investment 2019, the SAFETY4SEA Technology Award 2019 and the Lloyd's List Asia Pacific Shipmanager of the Year 2018. Synergy Group was also made the BP Shipping CEO's HSSE Partner of the Year in 2012.