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Cementing Singapore’s Maritime Status

These are challenging times for the shipping industry. Sluggish demand compounded by overcapacity is weighing heavily on the industry, depressing earnings and dampening prospects. In spite of the current headwinds, Singapore remains positive about the future of shipping and the nation’s role in it. Speaking to Parliament during the Committee of Supply Debate 2016 on Sea Tr ...more

Full Speed Ahead

Cruising has taken off in a big way. Across the world, 24 million passengers will take a cruise in 2016, up from 15 million a decade ago and 1.4 million when Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) first measured passenger numbers in 1980. It is easily one of the fastest-growing sectors within the travel and leisure industry. Growth in Asia has outstripped the global ...more

Setting the Pace for Bunkering Industry

Since it seized the lead in the 1990s, Singapore has been setting the pace for the bunkering industry. Sales volume has continued to push higher to a new record of 45.2 million tonnes in 2015, extending its lead in the industry. As the largest bunkering centre in the world, Singapore has also taken the lead in establishing standards for the industry. At the launch of the ...more

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About the Singapore Maritime Foundation

The Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) is a private sector-led organisation established to develop and promote Singapore as an International Maritime Centre (IMC). As the linkage bond for the commercial players of the maritime industry, SMF aims to forge strong partnerships between the public and private sectors of the maritime industry and spearhead initiatives to raise ...more