MPA Singapore

Singapore prepares shipping industry for 2020

During the “2020 & Beyond” conference, MPA Singapore announced its future initiatives concerning the IMO 2020 transition, and its further steps to help shipowners and maritime stakeholders towards sustainability, digitalization and develop skilled maritime professionals.

Call made to drive Singapore’s innovation in maritime tech

SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore, is launching a Call-For-Partnership (CFP) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to identify suitable investors to lead investments in the maritime technology sector.

Singapore’s maritime single window system launched

Under the sidelines of this year’s Global Marine Forum, which took place in Singapore 30-31 October, Heng Swee Keat, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, announced the launch of ‘[email protected]’, country’s maritime single window system that aims to drive decarbonisation and digital transformation.

SSA develops a digital blockchain ship registration system

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) is collaborating with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Perlin, a Singapore tech startup, to develop a digital blockchain ship registration preparation system for international adoption, the ‘International E-Registry of Ships (IERS)’.

MPA’s Maritime Bus presents past, present, future of Singapore’s shipping

MPA Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, launched the “MPA Maritime Bus” at Canberra Secondary School, in conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial. The travelling bus will present Singapore’s maritime past, present future in an immersive way.

Singapore, China ink MoU to enhance maritime collaboration

On the sidelines of the 2019 Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum (MPF), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed a MoU with the Waterborne Transport Research Institute (WTI), an agency under China’s Ministry of Transport.

Construction of Tuas next-gen port phase 2 begins

Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health, witnessed the commencement of reclamation for Tuas Terminal Phase 2 with the installation of the first caisson in a ceremony today. When fully operational, Tuas Terminal Phase 2 will add a capacity of 21 million TEUs.

MPA Singapore, Wärtsilä collaborate to improve digitalization at the port

As the Port of Singapore’s ambitions continue to become clearer with the construction of Tuas Mega-Terminal, a combination of technologies and innovations will increase the efficiency and safety of operations at the world’s busiest container transhipment hub. Wärtsilä responded to this by opening up a Wärtsilä Acceleration Centre.

MPA Singapore unveils its future digitalization plans

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), during the 4th Singapore Maritime Technology Conference, announced its plans to focus on digitalization, assisting companies innovate and be more productive. The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) will present the Singapore Maritime R&D Roadmap 2030 to optimise R&D efforts and resources for greater value co-creation within the maritime industry.

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