Future of Shipping Conference – Steps Towards a Global Approach for Decarbonisation and Digitalisation of the Maritime Industry

Around 450 maritime leaders and industry professionals from around the world gathered online today to discuss a global approach towards decarbonisation and digitalisation of the maritime industry at the Future of Shipping Conference (FOSC).

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Joint Release by MPA and SMF: MPA and SMF step up efforts for maritime workforce transformation

To attract, retain and upskill talent in the fast-transforming maritime sector, a set of initiatives were unveiled today by Mr Niam Chiang Meng, Chairman of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The announcement was made at the Maritime Manpower Forum, jointly organised by MPA and the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF), which was held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2021. More than 300 participants attended the forum.

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OPENING ADDRESS BY MR NIAM CHIANG MENG, CHAIRMAN, MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE, AT THE MARITIME MANPOWER FORUM VIA SINGAPORE MARITIME WEEK PLATFORM LIVESTREAM ON 22 APRIL 2021, 10:00 AM

OPENING ADDRESS BY MR NIAM CHIANG MENG, CHAIRMAN, MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE

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OPENING REMARKS BY MS QUAH LEY HOON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE, AT THE SINGAPORE CHAMBER OF MARITIME ARBITRATION WEBINAR ON 21 APRIL 2021, 3:00 PM

OPENING REMARKS BY MS QUAH LEY HOON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE

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MPA Inks Collaborations with Partners to Advance Decarbonisation Efforts in Maritime Industry

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will join hands with industry partners under two separate agreements signed today to advance decarbonisation efforts in the maritime industry. Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Transport, witnessed the signing of the two agreements.

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Joint Release by MPA and SMF: International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation unveils nine pathways to support decarbonisation in the maritime industry

The International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation (IAP) formed in July 2020 by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF), with the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), has submitted its recommendations to the Singapore Government. The IAP has identified nine pathways to maritime decarbonisation, including policy options to accelerate the transition and ways in which Maritime Singapore can support the industry’s decarbonisation.

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Launch of Singapore’s Maritime Drone Estate as Test Bed for Drone Technologies

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) officially launched Singapore’s first Maritime Drone Estate (MDE) today, in conjunction with the 15th Singapore Maritime Week. Located near Marina South Pier with close proximity to the anchorages, the MDE provides a conducive space to test bed and develop drone technologies for maritime applications such as shore-to-ship deliveries and remote ship inspections.

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Maritime Innovation in Singapore Receives Boost

A new Maritime Innovation and Technology (MINT) Fund grant scheme will provide maritime technology start-ups in Singapore a leg-up to develop scalable solutions. In addition, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will push for wider industry adoption of digitalisation initiatives such as electronic bills of lading (eBL) and electronic bunker delivery note (eBDN) to drive productivity for the sector. These were announced today by Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Transport, at the 5th Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC). The SMTC is one of the key events organised in the Singapore Maritime Week 2021.

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4th Advanced Maritime Leaders’ Programme to Focus on Leadership in Times of Global Crisis

The fourth edition of the Advanced Maritime Leaders’ Programme (AMLP) will focus on leadership in the maritime industry amidst a global crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges that the maritime sector is facing. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Academy, in partnership with the Singapore Management University, the five-day leadership programme kicked off today and is attended by 19 senior maritime officials from 14 countries and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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10 Companies and One Individual Recognised for Contributions to Maritime Singapore at Singapore International Maritime Awards 2021

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) recognised 10 companies and an individual for their significant contributions to Maritime Singapore at this afternoon’s Singapore International Maritime Awards (IMA) 2021.

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550 Industry Leaders Discussed Navigating Maritime Industry Transformation through Collaboration

The 15th Singapore Maritime Lecture, held in conjunction with Singapore Maritime Week 2021, gathered over 550 industry leaders virtually and onsite to share insights on transformational shifts in the maritime industry and the opportunities for growth through partnerships and collaborations.

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Resilience, Digitalisation, Decarbonisation and Talent take centre stage at Singapore Maritime Week 2021

Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2021 was officially opened this afternoon by Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Transport, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. Held for the first time in a hybrid format, the theme for this year’s SMW is “New Frontiers, Shifting Paradigms”. The 15th Singapore Maritime Lecture and the 11th Singapore International Maritime Awards followed the Opening Ceremony of SMW 2021.

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Nominations for Singapore International Maritime Awards 2021 Now Open

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is calling for nominations for the Singapore International Maritime Awards (IMA) 2021.

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Building Resilience in a Post-COVID World

The 14th edition of the Singapore Maritime Lecture returned in part one of the three-part ‘Maritime Perspectives’ webinar series. Over 420 industry leaders and participants from 22 countries tuned in to the webinar.

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Down But Not Out: Highlights from the 14th Singapore Maritime Lecture Webinar

The Singapore Maritime Lecture (SML) gathers experts and industry leaders to share insights on key maritime issues. For its 14th edition, the SML addressed the issues of dealing with the impact of COVID-19 and the opportunities in maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation to take the industry forward.

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14th Singapore Maritime Lecture

The Singapore Maritime Lecture (SML) is a signature event at the annual Singapore Maritime Week, a week-long gathering of the international maritime community to advance industry issues and exchange ideas. SML has been brought online for 2020 and kicks off the “Maritime Perspectives” webinar series, which gathers experts and industry leaders to share their insights on digitalisation, decarbonisation and trade in a disrupted world.

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