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  • 16
    Oct

    Quah Ley Hoon to head MPA as CEO from Jan 1

    The Straits Times

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has appointed Ms Quah Ley Hoon, 42, as chief executive with effect from Jan 1 next year, the Ministry of Transport announced yesterday. Ms Quah, who will join MPA as chief executive (designate) from… More

  • 10
    Oct

    Ship-fuel suppliers to become fuel consultants?

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    LAST week's Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) covered many aspects of the marine fuel business, but in reality, only one big issue dominated the two days. That issue was, of course, the impending global 0.5 per cent… More

  • 02
    Oct

    MPA has spent S$26m to date to promote LNG as marine fuel

    The Business Times by TAN HWEE HWEE

    Singapore AHEAD of the implementation of a green shipping regulation, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has dished out S$26 million to kick-start the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a cleaner burning marine fuel. MPA deputy director… More

  • 01
    Oct

    Green marine fuel standard making some players uneasy

    The Business Times by Tan Hwee Hwee

    MARINE fuel players are largely not against going green but their chief concern is how to manage what is shaping up to be a costly transition for the shipping and refining sectors, two pillars of the world economy, going by the vantage point of an industry… More

  • 26
    Sep

    Vessel movements in Singapore, Malacca straits set to rise 50% by 2030

    The Straits Times by KARAMJIT KAUR

    Vessel movements in the Singapore and Malacca straits are expected to increase by at least 50 per cent in the coming decade, and this could increase the risk of collision and grounding in the waters, a renowned maritime expert has warned. This significant… More

  • 26
    Sep

    Vopak to invest 40m euros to meet new marine fuel rules in 2020

    The Business Times by TAN HWEE HWEE

    Singapore DUTCH oil and chemical storage company Vopak said it is investing 40 million euros (S$64.3 million) globally to cater for the flexibility and capacity to meet the refuelling needs of marine vessels when the International Maritime Organization's… More

  • 24
    Sep

    Trafigura's entire fleet of new vessels to be Singapore-flagged

    The Business Times

    Singapore INDEPENDENT commodity trading firm Trafigura Group recently named the first of its 35 crude oil and product tankers being built in South Korea and China and said they will all be Singapore-flagged. The ceremony took place last Thursday at… More

  • 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