Danish supplier of nautical charts Weilbach has been given the go-ahead from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to supply its its e-Learning solution on handling dangerous goods for shipment (the IMDG Code) by sea in Singapore.
DNV GL has announced that its open industrial data platform Veracity has opened a new hub in Singapore with the aim to stimulate closer collaboration in the maritime sector through data sharing.
A new maritime cybersecurity operations centre (MSOC) has been opened by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to monitor and correlate data activities across all maritime Critical Information Infrastructure (CII).
Singapore has announced that it will launch a pilot blockchain to reduce waiting times for container ships and the risk of fraud, reports Port Technology.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced two new agreements to bring 3D printing capabilities to the port, having signed MoUs covering the creation of an additive manufacturing production facility for port applications, and the launch of a Joint Industry Programme (JIP) for additive manufacturing of marine parts.
Wärtsilä has opened a new International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence (IMCCE) in Singapore, consisting of a Maritime Cyber Emergency Response Team (MCERT) and a cyber academy, created in conjunction with its new cyber security strategic partner, Templar Executives.
Kongsberg has landed what it says is its largest ever simulator contract, following the agreement of a SGD$21.2 million (US$15.5m) deal with the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs for the delivery of four K-Sim Tactical Boat Handling and Firing Simulators to the Singapore Police Coast Guard, alongside a 10-year maintenance agreement.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service reports that it has been selected to join a Singaporean government project to develop the future Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) regulatory framework for the city-state, and will receive dedicated funding for its proposed shore-to-ship delivery system as part of the programme.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has partnered with Airbus to provide drone delivery of ship supplies at one of the world’s busiest ports.
Ship management company OSM reports that it is in the final stages of completing a Singapore-based Maritime Operations Centre that will act as a global hub for management of its vessels, with the aim of improving the efficiency of its operations through the application of Big Data analytics and decision support.
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