ReCAAP ISC warning: Unauthorized boardings on ships in Singapore Strait

During January-October 2019, three incidents of unauthorized boarding of ships in locations of close proximity to each other were reported in the western sector of Singapore Strait, ReCAAP ISC said in a new incident alert. All three incidents occurred to ships underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS).

Singapore to use its LNG terminal to develop data center cooling technology

The National University of Singapore Engineering collaborated with the Keppel Data Centres Holdings Pte Ltd and Singapore LNG Corporation to develop a technology that can efficiently store and carry cold energy from the Singapore LNG Terminal to various data centres. This solution aims to open the way for more sustainable and compact data centres.

WEF: Singapore leads the global economy

The World Economic Forum launched its “Global Competitiveness 2019 report”, presenting that the future is not so bright, but highlights that the countries with a holistic approach to socio-economic challenges, are the ones developing more. 

Autonomous tug to operate in Port of Singapore from late 2020

Zurich-based technology company ABB announced the signing of a contract with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine to jointly develop an autonomous tug to operate from 2020. Upon project completion, the vessel is anticipated to be South Asia’s first autonomous tug.

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)’.

Information on BWM for Singapore-flagged vessels

Singapore flagged vessels should bare in mind recent MPA Singapore circulars, regarding the commissioning testing of ballast water management systems (BWMS) and the incorporation of contingency measures into ballast water management plans (BWMP).


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