A comprehensive listing of companies concerned with shipping, bunkers/supplies, freight forwarding, maritime and supporting industries.



Full Steam Ahead

Host to over 500 companies in port, ship, and offshore-related businesses, Singapore is a veritable hub for the maritime industry. Within this vibrant eco-system are more than 140 international shipping groups as well as leading players in ship management, finance, broking, insurance, law and arbitration. Over the past year, Maritime Singapore has become even bigger and mo ...more

Raising the Bar in Bunkering

As the world’s largest bunkering port with an annual sales volume of over 45 million tonnes, Singapore is continuing to raise the bar in bunkering. From January 1 2017, all bunker surveying companies based in Singapore have to be licensed by the MPA, giving the authority greater regulatory oversight of bunker surveying companies and bunker surveyors. To qualify, bunker sur ...more

Mega Ships, Mega Alliances, Mega Ports

The shakeup in the container shipping industry following the demise of Hanjin Shipping is a boon for Singapore port. In the realignment that followed Singapore is the biggest beneficiary, particularly in the main east-west arterial trade Asia-Europe. “The reshuffle on the Asia-Europe trade turns out to be very positive for the port of Singapore, which will receive five mo ...more

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About the Singapore Maritime Foundation

The Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) works closely with the public and private sectors to develop and promote Singapore as an International Maritime Centre (IMC). As a private sector-led body, SMF serves as the voice for commercial players in the maritime industry. Since its establishment in 2004, SMF has been working with all sectors of the maritime industry to advanc ...more