Tag: <span>Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore</span>

Yara and MPA Singapore join ammonia-fuelled tanker project
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Yara and MPA Singapore join ammonia-fuelled tanker project

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International (Yara) have joined an ammonia-fuelled tanker Joint Development Project (JDP). The duo join MISC Berhad (MISC), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN), in the coalition known as The Castor Initiative.  Yara will work alongside MISC, LR, SHI and...

Probunkers submits request to supply LNG in Singapore
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Probunkers submits request to supply LNG in Singapore

Probunkers has responded to the Request for Proposal (RFP) of The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for new licensees for supply of LNG as a marine fuel in the port of Singapore. The submission request for an LNG bunkering license for the port of Singapore is aligned with the business plan of the...

Wilhelmsen and thyssenkrupp launch 3D printing joint venture
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Wilhelmsen and thyssenkrupp launch 3D printing joint venture

Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division and thyssenkrupp have signed a joint venture letter of intent to re-examine and optimise the production and delivery process of 3D printed spare parts for the maritime market. The new venture follows on from Wilhelmsen’s 3DP Early Adopter Program that was launched in December 2019. The program gives customers exclusive access...

“NextGEN” shipping decarbonisation concept mooted for efficient navigation
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“NextGEN” shipping decarbonisation concept mooted for efficient navigation

A new concept for a collaborative global ecosystem of maritime transport decarbonisation initiatives has been introduced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Singapore, during a global webinar on decarbonisation held 17 September. The NextGEN initiative aims to facilitate information sharing on decarbonisation initiatives across many stakeholders (including IMO Member States, NGOs, industry and academia);...

MASSPorts initiative to further develop autonomous shipping
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MASSPorts initiative to further develop autonomous shipping

Representatives from China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Korea, and Singapore have launched the MASSPorts initiative to collaborate on and develop Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) in ports. The network aims to develop detailed guidelines and conditions for MASS trials in port, establish common terminology, form and standards of communication, ship reporting...

Ocean-going autonomous navigation system to be developed under industry MoU
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Ocean-going autonomous navigation system to be developed under industry MoU

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT company ST Engineering Electronics (STEE), and Mitsui & Co. (Mitsui) to develop an ocean-going autonomous navigation system for the ‘World’s Largest Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel Programme’, an initiative funded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The partners will collaborate on the ‘Development...

DNV GL and MPA lead JIP on 3D printing
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DNV GL and MPA lead JIP on 3D printing

DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based program to study the feasibility of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, in the maritime industry. In a Joint Industry Program (JIP) initiated by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) DNV GL will team up with...

Singapore announces initiatives to strengthen its maritime hub
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Singapore announces initiatives to strengthen its maritime hub

Singapore has announced new initiatives to strengthen its maritime hub, including the Singapore War Risks Insurance Conditions (SWRIC) and the development of an inter-operability framework for electronic trade documents for the maritime and trade industries. The SWRIC forms part of Singapore’s efforts to develop itself as a comprehensive marine insurance hub. It is an enhancement...

Société Générale and Singapore MPA join SEA\LNG
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Société Générale and Singapore MPA join SEA\LNG

Société Générale and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have joined SEA\LNG, a coalition facilitating the adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Paul Taylor representing Société Générale and Capt M. Segar representing MPA have been appointed as directors of SEA\LNG. Following elections last December, Tahir Faruqui and Xavier Pfeuty...

Singapore bans open-loop scrubbers in port waters
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Singapore bans open-loop scrubbers in port waters

Singapore is banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in port waters from January 1, 2020. Ships visiting the port from January 2020 when the IMO’s global 0.5 per cent sulphur cap enters into force will be required to use low-sulphur compliant fuel. Ships operating hybrid scrubbers will have to switch to closed-loop mode for compliance....

Singapore MPA signs 3D printing agreements
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Singapore MPA signs 3D printing agreements

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced two new agreements to bring 3D printing capabilities to the port, having signed MoUs covering the creation of an additive manufacturing production facility for port applications, and the launch of a Joint Industry Programme (JIP) for additive manufacturing of marine parts. The first of the...

Wärtsilä partners with MPA to promote maritime technologies
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Wärtsilä partners with MPA to promote maritime technologies

Wärtsilä has partnered with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D. The partnership covers four different areas including digital acceleration, cyber-physical security, intelligent vessel and port operations. Wärtsilä and MPA will also support and leverage start-ups and small and medium enterprises in Singapore in these four streams. Marco...