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Industry Experts to Gather at SMW 2023 to Find Solutions for Maritime’s Toughest Challenges

Faced with unprecedented challenges in today’s volatile economic and geopolitical environment, maritime players are adopting new strategies to become more competitive. What are the key issues at stake for the industry? Read more to find out.

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Pushing Ahead With Decarbonisation Plans

The journey to achieving net-zero emissions is challenging, especially with the global economy facing difficult times. However, industry players are continuing to push forward with their plans to make their operations more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Read more about the challenges that the maritime industry is facing in their quest for decarbonisation here.

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Decarbonising Shipping with Green Tech

Innovation will be key as the maritime industry steers towards a low-carbon future. Here’s a look at 3 green technologies that are making waves.

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The Importance of Talent In Future Proofing Maritime

Digitalisation and decarbonisation are transforming the maritime industry for the future. But there’s a crucial ingredient needed to achieve these twin aims: talent. Read about how maritime will tackle the skills gap.

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SCMA: The chamber of repute anchoring Singapore’s maritime centre

A vibrant ecosystem of maritime services keeps Singapore buzzing as a global maritime centre. In these uncertain times, services like arbitration provided by Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is needed more than ever. Find out how the arbitration institution bolsters Singapore’s reputation as an international maritime centre.

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Maritime talent in a digital age: Beyond the horizon, a new world of opportunity beckons

To build a maritime industry that is more digital, greener, and future-ready, talent is key. And there are plenty of opportunities, including for a young specialist who made the switch from studying aerospace to maritime – and has never looked back since. Read about Mr Darius Chua’s story here.

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Getting to net zero: the maritime industry must first do what it can with what it has

Decarbonisation is a long journey involving multiple stakeholders and variables in the maritime industry. Despite the complexities, there are steps which industry players can take to mitigate near-term climate change.

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Disrupt, or be disrupted: How 2 companies are looking to the future with innovation

For decades, shipping has served as the backbone of the global economy, navigating different winds of change. But the pressures industry players are facing today calls for transformation at a different speed and scale. Read about how two companies are keeping pace with change and readying themselves for the future with one key strategy: innovation.

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Another wildcard after COVID-19: what awaits us in 2022 and beyond?

Uncertainty and risk has been a defining constant for the maritime industry in the past few years, which continues to be shaped by trends in decarbonisation and digitalisation. Here are four maritime trends to watch this year and beyond.

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Mark Your Calendars as Singapore Maritime Week returns from 4 to 8 April 2022!

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Launch of Call for Abstracts for MTEC/ICMASS 2022

The Call for Abstracts for MTEC/ICMASS 2022 has been extended till 31 October 2021. MTEC is jointly organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and The Research Council of Norway (RCN), in partnership with Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and SINTEF Ocean. ICMASS will be held in Singapore together with MTEC, with a special track on Smart and Autonomous Shipping.

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Faces of Maritime Singapore: Caroline Yang, the leader inspiring change in Maritime Singapore

Among the various factors that have led to Singapore’s rise as a world-class hub port and international maritime centre, Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) President Caroline Yang believes that one key strength lies in people. Learn how the Chief Executive of Hong Lam Marine is driving change by focusing on this valuable resource, and how an engaged workforce and decisive leadership can pave the way for a resilient and sustainable future.

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Faces of Maritime Singapore: Andreas Sohmen-Pao, the strategist with an eye on shipping’s future

Decarbonisation is the biggest storm facing global shipping today, says BW Group Chairman Andreas Sohmen-Pao. But even with no answers, he believes the industry can navigate this by doing the best with what they have, with an eye on the future. Read about the maritime leader’s take on innovation and how today’s challenges are spurring him to build a better tomorrow.

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How 5G is making waves from ship to shore

In a world that is more wired than ever, the advent of 5G is set to open new opportunities in the maritime sector, from unprecedented levels of connection to greater safety and efficiency. Learn how the fifth generation of the wireless technology is changing port operations in three big ways, including here in Singapore.

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Faces of Maritime Singapore: Tan Chong Meng, the orchestrator of supply chains

While a faster-than-expected return of demand has been good news for global port group PSA International, things are not fully back to normal – which is why the organisation remains focused on its own drive for change. In an exclusive interview, Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Chong Meng shares more about PSA’s vision for a bigger role in the global supply chain order as an “orchestrator” and his thoughts on resilience in these trying times.

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Changing tides: 4 trends that will reshape the maritime sector

For the global maritime industry, trends and changes that were already underway have accelerated over the past year, particularly in the areas of digitalisation and decarbonisation. From autonomous ships to alternative, sustainable fuels, learn about four trends that could reshape the maritime landscape.

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Faces of Maritime Singapore: Esben Poulsson, the man with a life in shipping

Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping Esben Poulsson has spent half a century in shipping and thought he had seen them all. But COVID-19 proved otherwise. In this exclusive interview, the veteran speaks about how he got into shipping and why the sea has become his life.

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We can turn this crisis into a catalyst for change: MPA chief

MPA chief Quah Ley Hoon takes a look back at 2020 and how COVID-19 has changed our future. COVID-19 was the maritime industry’s biggest challenge yet with global markets and countries locking down in the earlier half of 2020. Yet, Maritime Singapore remained resilient and did its part to ensure that global trade flows continued, said Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Chief Executive Quah Ley Hoon.

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Singapore Maritime Technology Conference 2021 returns for its 5th edition!

SMTC 2021 in its 5th edition, is the anchor event of the Singapore Maritime Week 2021 (SMW) and organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). Over 65 influential speakers will be sharing their knowledge and insights with the industry, as paid premium content and complimentary seminars, catering to the different needs of every stakeholder in the global maritime ecosystem.

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Singapore Maritime Week 2021 returns from 19 to 23 April 2021!

The Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) returns for its 15th edition from 19 to 23 April 2021, alongside signature events such as the Singapore Maritime Lecture and the Singapore Maritime Technology Conference.

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