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Singapore Maritime Week

Asia’s annual flagship shipping event is underway in Singapore this week and the Lloyd’s List team are leading the news agenda as an estimated 30,000 maritime professionals attend over 40 events. Keep up to date on what’s happening here.

 

Maritime Singapore invests in a digital future

The programme has two specific aims of growing the sector’s value-add by S$4.5bn ($3.3bn) and creating over 5,000 good-quality jobs by 2025

Asia Pacific Singapore Finance

Singapore seeks to consolidate its prime port position

The competition in the region is fierce and the onset of new mega alliances and continued growth in vessel size also continue to put pressure on ports and shipping lines

Ports and Logistics Containers Technology and Innovation

 

Latest from Singapore Maritime Week

Lastest from Singapore

Pandemic drives supply chain review

Container shipping was resilient during the initial disruption of the pandemic. But reliance on long supply chains for just-in-time delivery is now being questioned

The Standard Chartered Bank Building is seen on June 24, 2016 in Central, Hong Kong. Keith Tsuji / Getty Images
Standard Chartered signs up to Poseidon Principles

Announcement was made by Abhishek Pandey, the bank’s global head of shipping, during a marine money forum on Tuesday as part of the Singapore Maritime Week

Skilled crews are key to shipping’s decarbonisation aims, says Synergy chief

The shipping industry will be reliant on skilled crews to safely manage emerging fuels and technologies, said Mr Unni

Singapore port (Maytal/Shutterstock.com)
Singapore launches real-time vessel information platform

The platform provides shipping agents with estimates for times of unberthing and departure of vessels, which can shorten port stays by up to one day on average

Fresh thinking at the helm of the MPA

Quah Ley Hoon was chief editor at Singapore broadcaster MediaCorp before she took over from Andrew Tan, as chief executive of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore Singapore Maritime Week

Wärtsilä’s Singapore cyber centre gathers pace

The platform has also drawn interest from non-traditional shipping players who have invested heavily in the sector, says the vice-president of cyber security at Wärtsilä Mark Milford

Asia Pacific International Ports and Logistics

Singapore unfazed by China’s bunker ambition

Analysts say that rather than chipping away at Singapore’s volume, the Port of Zhoushan is taking in vessels that used to bunker elsewhere in Northeast Asia

Singapore China Singapore Maritime Week

Chinese rival challenges Singapore for bunkering business

On Monday, Lloyd’s List will publish the counter view from Singapore in which we will explore why it is difficult to contest the Lion City's leadership

Asia Pacific China Singapore

In focus:

Smart Ports


Lloyd’s List explores the rapidly evolving 'Smart Ports’ concept, as ports embrace the digitised world

 

Get smart: The new technology of port communities

Ports need to bring value-added services to their customers in order to turn ports into communities that are more than a collection of individual entities

Europe Containers Ports and Logistics

Smart port solutions demand unilateral approach

Ports that fail to embrace the smart concept risk being overtaken by competitors who make the most of smart-port technologies, according to BCG

Containers Ports and Logistics Technology and Innovation

Pandemic drives supply chain review

Container shipping was resilient during the initial disruption of the pandemic. But reliance on long supply chains for just-in-time delivery is now being questioned

Asia Pacific CMA CGM

Standard Chartered signs up to Poseidon Principles

Announcement was made by Abhishek Pandey, the bank’s global head of shipping, during a marine money forum on Tuesday as part of the Singapore Maritime Week

International Containers

Skilled crews are key to shipping’s decarbonisation aims, says Synergy chief

The shipping industry will be reliant on skilled crews to safely manage emerging fuels and technologies, said Mr Unni

Singapore Crewing

Singapore launches real-time vessel information platform

The platform provides shipping agents with estimates for times of unberthing and departure of vessels, which can shorten port stays by up to one day on average

Asia Pacific Containers

Only a vaccine holds the key to maritime’s virtual lockdown

Senior medical professionals say that work to find a vaccine for Covid-19 won’t be successful until the first quarter of 2021. Widespread vaccination might not be completed until the end of 2021 at the earliest

Asia Pacific Europe

From the News Desk: Crunch time for crew changes

Senior industry figures have expressed their dismay at the slow uptake of the protocols published over a month ago outlining a plan for facilitating crew changes amid lockdowns and travel restrictions globally 

International Crewing
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