Accreditations And Awards

ASPN Green Port 2020 Award

ACES Award 2020 – Entrepreneur of the Year

2019 ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard Award – ASEAN ASSET CLASS PLSs (Malaysia)

Top 100 Best Employer Brand 2019

Outstanding Achievers Award from SME Malaysia


Excellence in Logistics Award for Westports Malaysia – Presented by Malaysia International Business Awards 2017

Industry Excellence in Logistics – Presented by Biro Pekerja Muda (BPM)

Best Employer Award 2016/2017– Presented by Employer Branding Awards

Malaysia’s Outstanding CEO of The Year – Presented to YBhg Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam by The Edge Billion Ringgit Club, 2017

Presented by Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN)

The BrandLaureate Elite of Elites Brand Leadership Award – King of Logistics Integrated Port Solutions 2016 – 2017 – Presented to YBhg Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam by The BrandLaureate Bestbrands Awards 2016 – 2017

Industry Excellence Award – Logistics for Westports Holdings Berhad by ASEAN-BAC 2016

Port / Terminal of the Year Award – South East Asia 2017 – Presented by Global Ports Forum

Big Cap Companies Highest Return to Shareholders over three years (RM 10 billion to RM 40 billion market capitalization) – Silver Award presented to Westports Holdings by The Edge Billion Ringgit Club, 2017

Employer of Choice Winner 2016: Gold Award – Presented by Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management in the 16th Malaysia HR Awards

Anugerah Prestasi Cemerlang Maritim 2014 for Westports Malaysia by Marine Department of Malaysia

Lifetime Achievement Award for YBhg Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam by Utusan Business Awards 2015

Life Time Achievement Award in Port / Terminal Industry – Presented to Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam by Global Ports Forum 2017

Sahabat Negara SME Award 2014 from SME Malaysia

Emerging CEO of the year for Mr Ruben Gnanalingam by CILT Awards 2014

Special Achievement Award for Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam by Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014

Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015 for Mr Ruben Gnanalingam by World Finance

Sahabat Negara SME Award 2012 from SMI Malaysia

Lifetime Achievement Award for Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam and award in Logistics Sector for Mr. Ruben Emir Gnanalingam in Global Leadership Awards 2012

Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award 2012

Century International Quality ERA (CQE) Award 2013 awarded by Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D.)

Entrepreneur Par Excellence 2012 award from Malaysia Tatler Ball 2012 for Mr Ruben Emir Gnanalingam

Emerging CEO award for Mr Ruben Emir Gnanalingam in 2011

Brand Laureate Award Top 10 Master’s Award in Logistics for the year 2011

Premier Brand Icon Leadership Award from Asia Pacific Brands Foundation

  • Platinum award for Technology and ICT
  • Platinum award for Community Silver award for Environment Gold award for Best Employer

Lifetime Achievement Award from Malay Chamber of Commerce for Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam

Brand Laureate – SME Chapter From Brand Foundation Asia Pacific

Container International Award 2011 for Corporate Social Responsibilities

Asia Human Resource Development Congress Award 2010

SME Platinum Awards 2007 for Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam in 2007

BrandLaureate Brand Personality Award for Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam & BrandLaureate Best Brands in Logistics

Old Putra Of the Year Award 2010 for Tan Sri G Gnanalingam from Royal Military College Old Boys Association

Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 from Social Entrepreneurs Network (SeNet) for Tan Sri G.Gnanalingam

Silver Award for Safety Excellence in Feb 2007

CILT Achiever of the Year Award 2007 for Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam

Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 from Malaysian Indian Business Association (MIBA) for Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam

Human Resources Minister HR Development Award 2007

The Peace Honorary Certificate of Excellence

International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Gold Award for IT in May 2007

Technology Business Review ASEAN Award for Excellence in Logistics – IT applications in Port Management

Technology Business Review Award for excellence in Logistics – Port Services in May 2006