ABB, together with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has successfully carried out South Asia’s first remote joystick control of a tugboat in the busy Port of Singapore.
To thank seafarers, port workers and other frontline maritime personnel for keeping the Port of Singapore open during the COVID-19 pandemic, MPA, together with PSA and JP, have commissioned two mural art displays.
A containership, CMA CGM SCANDOLA, has been fuelled with 7,100m3 of LNG from FueLNG Bellina, Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel.
Shore-based personnel carries out essential work onboard vessels in our port such as cargo and bunkering operations, repairs and maintenance, as well as surveys and inspections.
In the first quarter of 2020, most ships calling at the Port of Singapore have complied with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 sulphur regulations since they came into effect on 1 January 2020.
The Port of Singapore recorded strong growth in the past decade. In particular, container throughput in 2019 hit an all-time high of 37.2 million TEUs, amidst challenging global economic conditions.
ABB, in collaboration with Keppel O&M’s technology arm, KMDTech, will jointly develop the technology for autonomous vessels and retrofit a 32-meter harbor tugboat with leading-edge digital solutions.
The number of major incidents1] in the Port of Singapore has dropped over the last 10 years, with fewer than 0.12 major incidents per 100,000 vessel movements in 2018, down from 0.8 in 2009.
Owners, agents and masters of all vessels, including pleasure craft, recreational fishing vessels and yachts are reminded to comply with the port requirements before departing the Port of Singapore.