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Timely push for maritime sector

The new road map to ready Singapore's maritime industry for the future comes with ambitious goals.

The Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM), launched last Friday, aims to grow the industry's value-add by $4.5 billion and create more than 5,000 good jobs by 2025.

It lays out specific initiatives for Singapore to become a global maritime hub for connectivity, innovation ...more

PSA posts 9.8% growth in global box throughput for 2017

Singapore

GLOBAL port operator PSA International handled 9.8 per cent more containers across the world in 2017, boosted by brisk business both in Singapore and overseas.

Container throughput at its global port projects came in at 74.2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).

Of this, its flagship PSA Singapore Terminals contributed 33.35 million TEUs - up 9 per cent from ...more

Port will tap tech, data to optimise ops

The future Tuas mega port will be an "efficient and intelligent" port that harnesses emerging technologies and data analytics to optimise operations, said the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

These will include capabilities such as "just-in-time" vessel arrival applications and the upcoming Maritime Single Window, which will facilitate quicker port clearances.

And ...more

Shipping confidence high at turn of year

THE year 2017 will not go down as being particularly memorable for the shipping industry. It was neither awful nor especially good.

Nevertheless, the sentiment within shipping was, apparently, optimistic in the six months to the end of November, said the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.

The firm's shipping and transport ...more
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