MPA Singapore

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.

Precautions when navigating around Ningbo-Zhoushan port in China

MPA Singapore issued circular to draw attention to ship operators when navigation through fishing vessel areas in the coastal waters of Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in China. Safe navigation becomes the top priority in this areas, especially with the commence of the fishing seasons which takes place between May and September. 

MPA Singapore launches smart port challenge 2020

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS), launched the Smart Port Challenge (SPC) 2020.