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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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