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.
Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering port, plans to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel ships by 2020, a government official said on 15th October, as part of a global trend to move away from oil to gas to reduce emissions.
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.