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  • 12
    Sep

    It's important to keep IMO at the helm

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    NOT so long ago, it seemed that international moves to combat global warming could lead to shipping being regulated in regards to emissions by an agency other than the International Maritime Organization (IMO). A massive lobbying effort followed, to… More

  • 07
    Sep

    Importance of sustainability in maritime growth

    The Business Times by RASMUS JARLOV

    IT is in everyone's interest to drive the maritime sector from a traditional rust belt industry to a digital innovator. Not only for the directors and the people on the decks, but for all citizens, cities and the societies as a whole. Oceans are our… More

  • 23
    Aug

    Singapore ensign an assuring mark of quality at sea

    The Straits Times by KARAMJIT KAUR

    When a ship sails with a red ensign hoisted - the crescent moon and five stars symbolising the Singapore flag - it is an internationally-recognised mark of quality and safety. Today, there are more than 4,500 commercial ships, with a total capacity… More

  • 08
    Aug

    It's slow engines with scrubbers for now

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    NO APOLOGIES for getting a bit technical this week. It is for a good reason. Shipowners are facing a plethora of decisions on complex technical issues against a background of uncertainty. Come Jan 1, 2020, now less than 18 months away, they will face… More

  • 01
    Aug

    PSA International makes first foray into Canada with acquisition of port facility stake

    The Business Times by JAMIE LEE

    Singapore PSA International on Tuesday said it would acquire 60 per cent of a port facility in Canada, making its first foray into Canada. PSA said it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary PSA Canada Holdings Ltd, signed an investment agreement with… More

  • 01
    Aug

    Shipping losses continue to fall but not in SE Asia

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    ALMOST a third of shipping losses in 2017 - 30 in number - occurred in the South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines maritime region, causing certain sections of the press to call the area the "new Bermuda Triangle". Certainly, losses were up… More

  • 27
    Jul

    LNG bunkering cooperation enhances partnership between Singapore and Japan

    The Business Times by KENJI SHINODA

    JAPAN and Singapore are currently jointly working on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering - the process of transferring LNG to a ship for use as fuel. I believe that this cooperation not only further enhances the close partnership between Japan and… More

  • 25
    Jul

    Drones ahoy! Shipping industry gets aboard new tech

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    USING drones for a wide range of functions is now set to become common at sea. Perhaps the only surprise is that it has taken the industry a long time to embrace this technology. In the UK, criminal gangs were quick to tap the utility of drones for… More

  • 24
    Jul

    Automated cranes on trial at Pasir Panjang Terminal a fillip for port productivity

    The Business Times

    Singapore THE new automated cranes and vehicles on trial at the Pasir Panjang Terminal can boost productivity by up to 25 per cent, potentially bolstering Singapore's status as a port hub. Port and terminal operator PSA Singapore unveiled details of… More

  • 16
    Jul

    Maritime use of large-scale 3D printing seen in 3-5 years

    The Business Times by TAN HWEE HWEE,NEO SHI WEI

    Singapore ADVANCEMENT in 3D printing is making the application of the technology possible for some ship components in Singapore, but industry-wide applications will take some time, observers say. 3D printing, or laser added additive manufacturing, is… More