The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ABS to renew its partnership in maritime research, development, and innovation.
The Port of Singapore remains open for cargo operations and marine services, including bunkering, ship supplies, and shipyard repairs, in order to maintain commerce by sea and not disrupt global supply chains.
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation is being monitored closely, and Singapore continues to take a calibrated and risk-based approach in determining the appropriate precautions and measures.
The Singapore Registry of Ships crossed the 95 million gross tonnage milestone in 2019 and maintained its position among the top registries in the world.
At 1310hrs on 7th November, MPA was informed that a fire broke out on board the Panama-flagged tanker, HOYU, around 9.7 nautical miles from Pedra Branca at latitude 01°25.30’N, longitude 104°32.48’E. The incident happened within Singapore Territorial Waters.
Singapore’s MPA and DNV GL have renewed an MoU to promote the decarbonization and digital transformation of the maritime industry.
Mr Niam Chiang Meng, Chairman of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), opened a new 24/7 Maritime Cybersecurity Operations Centre (MSOC).
MPA Singapore and NUS Enterprise announced that 13 out of the 17 technology start-ups from the Smart Port Challenge (SPC) 2018 will each receive S$50,000 in seed funding from MPA.
The Leading Maritime Capitals report for 2019 is out, with fresh insight on which maritime metropolises provide the best support for companies in shipping and related services.