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.
The Port of Singapore is the “Best Seaport in Asia” for the 28th time. The award was announced at the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) held in Shanghai, China on 14 June 2016.
Singapore has launched a S$12 million ($8.44 million) fund for companies to build vessels fuelled by liquefied natural gas, as the city-state tries to encourage use of LNG while also trying to maintain its role as the world’s top bunkering hub.
The Port of Singapore has won for the 27th time the ‘Best Seaport – Asia’ award at the 2015 Asia Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) held in Hong Kong on 24 June 2015.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) unveiled new initiatives harnessing the use of mobile technology and wireless connectivity to enhance communications, productivity and crew welfare in the Port of Singapore.