The awards attest to the contributions by the Port of Singapore to the maritime sector and global supply chains, especially amid the pandemic.
The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), in collaboration with PSA and the Fullerton Health Group (FHG), has set up a seafarers’ vaccination (SEAVAX) centre in Singapore.
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.
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.
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 Safety@Sea Singapore campaign was launched on 31st July at Marina South Pier. Led by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the campaign is an industry-wide effort to increase awareness of safe practices and inculcate a safety-first culture at sea.