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A sustainable upturn for the shipping industry?

THERE was a lot of confidence in the air during last week's Singapore Maritime Week. Indeed, according to a panel of senior shipping people, the shipping industry is witnessing a sustainable upturn for the first time in a decade. However, while reaching that conclusion at the Singapore Shipping Forum, they also warned of the need to manage issues arising from geopolitics, environmental regulations and technological disruptions. This generally...

Govt subsidies not needed for int'l shipping, says Maersk Line CEO

GOVERNMENTS no longer need to subsidise or fund international shipping, which operates in "a competitive and effective market", Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou said on Thursday. Mr Skou added, while addressing maritime leaders at this year's Singapore Maritime Lecture, that governments have "almost" exited container shipping on realising there is a functioning international shipping market. He cited Temasek Holdings' divestment of Neptune Orient Lines...

MPA steps up measures to align marine fuel industry with new rules

SINGAPORE has stepped up efforts to align its marine fuel industry with an upcoming regulation aimed at cutting ship emissions. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's (MPA) assistant CEO for operations M Segar said at an industry dinner on Thursday that the regulatory body will impose the use of mass flow meters (MFMs) for delivering cleaner-burning distillates bunker to international ships from July 2019. To help marine fuel suppliers...

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SMM 2018

Look forward to the gathering of key players from the various sectors. SMM will underscore its commitment to the maritime industry: Shipowners Forum, Maritime Future Summit, the global maritime environmental congress, MS&D – the international conference on maritime security and defence, Maritime Career Market.

OSEA 2018

OSEA – the most established oil & gas industry event in Asia, is a knowledge platform that brings together trade professionals to share ideas and tackle industry pertinent concerns and challenges in the region. With 21 successful showings under the belt, the event has evolved to meet the increasing demand... more

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