MPA Singapore

Singapore launches $36m investment to boost startups

SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore (ESG) launched an initiative to provide shipping a strong leg-up by catalysing a combined $36 million of investments into maritime technology startups.

First remote survey for a harbour tug in Singapore

A survey by Bureau Veritas on Monday marked the first time ever a Singaporean-flagged harbour tug has undergone a fully accredited annual survey conducted remotely, without a surveyor physically present onboard.

MPA Singapore unveils Maritime Digitalization Playbook

MPA Singapore developed a Maritime Digitalisation Playbook to support its maritime enterprises uncover opportunities in digital transformation and highlight some first steps that maritime companies can take in digitalization and innovation. 

Singapore approved over 4,000 crew changes amid pandemic

Last week, MPA Singapore facilitated a second chartered flight for crew change, following the first full crew change using the new protocol earlier in June. Since 27 March 2020, MPA Singapore has approved more than 4,000 cases of crew sign-on and sign-off , involving some 500 ships for over 300 companies.

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