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  • 07
    Feb

    Turning to niche field for growth

    The Straits Times by AW KWAN HONG, HARSIMRAN KAUR ARWINDERJIT SINGH, WONG KAR LYE AND XU ZIHAO

    Starting with a single desk in borrowed office space and just one telephone line, Aik Soon Hardware has grown from being a general hardware dealer to become a specialist distributor of marine and industrial valves. Founded in 1982 by Mr Quek Bok Teck,… More

  • 24
    Jan

    S'pore plans to keep port attractive

    The Straits Times by AUDREY TAN

    TROMSO (Norway) • Singapore plans to keep its port operations cheaper, faster and better so its maritime trade continues to thrive, even if global warming causes an alternative trade route to open up in the Arctic Ocean. "We have to make sure that our… More

  • 23
    Jan

    New war risks insurance conditions for maritime sector

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S maritime community can enjoy enhanced coverage for war risks under new insurance conditions launched on Tuesday night at the Singapore Shipping Association's (SSA) annual Lunar New Year cocktail reception. The new Singapore War… More

  • 15
    Jan

    Container throughput at Singapore port up 8.7% in 2018

    The Business Times by LEE MEIXIAN

    Singapore THE Port of Singapore maintained a stable performance in 2018, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said on Monday. Container throughput grew by 8.7 per cent to 36.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), an 8.7 per cent… More

  • 15
    Jan

    S'pore remains top bunkering port in 2018

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEH

    Singapore retained its position as the world's leading bunkering port last year while also increasing the number of containers that passed through the docks. A total of 36.6 million 20ft equivalent units (TEUs), as containers are known, were handled… More