MPA Singapore

Complying with IMO navigation rules at Straits of Malacca and Singapore

Vessels navigating in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore are required to comply with the ‘Rules For Vessels Navigating Through the Straits of Malacca and Singapore’ adopted by the IMO MSC 69 in 1998, in accordance with the provision of Resolution A.858(20), the MPA Singapore reminded. 

MPA Singapore conducts ferry emergency exercise

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) conducted a ferry emergency exercise (FEREX) at the Regional Ferry Terminal (RFT) at Harbourfront, to trial the competency of about 250 personnel from 10 government agencies, three ferry operators and Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd in response to ferry mishaps.

Operations conducted at Vopak terminal, seafarers alert

MPA Singapore issued a marine circular concerning works taking place at Vopak Terminal. The circular is applicable to all mariners operating in the vicinity of Jong Fairway and will take effect from June 10 to September 16, 2019.

MPA Singapore alerts on hydrographic survey in Malacca strait

MPA Singapore announced it will carry out a hydrographic survey in Straits of Malacca and Singapore, aiming to improve navigation and smooth uninterrupted passage in the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

Gallery: MPA Singapore holds annual ferry emergency exercise

On 20 September, the MPA Singapore conducted a ferry emergency exercise to test the readiness of various agencies in responding to ferry mishaps in the Port of Singapore. The exercise took place at sea near Kukor Buoy involving more than 100 personnel from 10 organizations. 

MPA Singapore: How to conduct proper marine incident reporting

MPA Singapore informed operators of Singapore-registered ships on the reporting of any marine casualty or security-related incident involving Singapore-registered ships. Failure of any persons to extend their fullest co-operation to the Authority in the conduct of investigations may amount to an offence.

How to ensure safe navigation in Singapore Strait

The Singapore Strait and the Port of Singapore are busy waterways, where large numbers of ships of different types transit and make port calls. As such, MPA Singapore issued a circular providing safe navigation tips for vessels sailing in regional waters.

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