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Singapore’s shipping community mourns Vijay Kamath

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Vijay Kamath, a well-known member of Singapore’s shipping and finance sectors, has passed away suddenly from a heart attack.

Viyay was Head of Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Middle East for Transport Capital, and the company said he passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack on the morning of 11 November.

Prior to joining Transport Capital in 2021 Vijay had held a number senior positions in Singapore-based companies including with Cleaves Securities, BW LPG, and FSL Trust Management

The Transport Capital team they had lost a colleague who demonstrated positivity and the ability to bring excitement to every project he took on, and he would be remembered for his zest for life warm smile, and unwavering dedication to the team.  

Philip Clausius, Founder & Managing Partner of Transport Capital, commented: “I am at a loss for words to describe the sadness we all feel in the company. Whilst he only joined us at Transport Capital in 2021, I have known and worked with Vijay for 16 years. For him, the team always came first, which explains his enormous popularity in the industry. I will forever remember the broad smile and booming laughter. My heart goes out to his wife and his two children.”

Many from Singapore’s shipping and finance communities expressed shock and sadness at his sudden passing on a post by Philip on LinkedIn.

An evening to celebrate Vijay’s life and contribution to the industry will be held of 19 November.

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