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  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Inter-Pacific’s license got revoked after the company filed for judicial management.

  • 13 April 2016

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is to invest USD 12 million in the maritime sector in the next two years in order to attract, develop and retain local talent in the sector. As a result, 5,000 individuals are expected to benefit from the new manpower schemes that will be rolled out progressively from […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bunker supplier Inter-Pacific Petroleum will no longer be allowed to operate in the Port of Singapore.

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    MPA Academy, the training arm of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), has launched today its inaugural Port Management Programme. The programme is one of the new flagship programmes developed by the recently re-positioned MPA Academy for overseas port and maritime officials. The first run of the programme was attended by 15 officials […]

  • 7 March 2018

    MPA presents four strategies which will drive Singapore’s next phase of growth as a global maritime hub.

  • 1 August 2016

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has cancelled the bunker supplier and the bunker craft operator licenses issued to AC Oil Pte Ltd, due to violation of required license terms, effective July 29. MPA said that AC Oil will no longer be allowed to operate as a bunker supplier or bunker craft operator in the […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

      Minister for Transport, Mr Lui Tuck Yew, announced enhancements to the existing Maritime Cluster Fund (MCF) and exemption of Maritime Welfare Fees, as the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) continues its investment in the maritime sector to develop Singapore as an international maritime centre. Enhancements to Maritime Cluster Fund’s Manpower Schemes To […]

  • 30 September 2015

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has taken another step toward the eventual launch of the LNG Bunkering Pilot Programme targeted for early 2017.

  • 15 October 2014

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore will be starting work on an LNG bunkering programme by early 2017. “MPA will be commencing work on a pilot programme by early 2017 with interested parties of the LNG bunker supply chain,” MPA said in a statement. MPA also said that it will provide funding of up to S$2 million per vessel for […]

  • 23 April 2012

      The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, to renew their bilateral agreement on maritime Research and Development (R&D), education and training for another three years. The fifth MPA-RCN MoU was signed by MPA’s Chief Executive, Mr Lam Yi Young […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) revealed it would provide further financial support to the maritime industry in the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak.

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) collaborated with the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) to organise the first in a series of dialogue sessions to the shipping community to reinforce the importance of the safety of navigation in the Singapore Strait and Singapore’s port waters. Following the recent collisions, MPA announced several measures on […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just announced the latest update on the dredging operations conducted in the vicinity of Sultan Shoal Lighthouse, located at the island of Selat Jurong, the Western Anchorage of Singapore.  According to MPA’s notice, the dredging works in this area are set to continue until February 29, […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) yesterday received a report that a life raft with people onboard had been sighted southwest of Horsburgh Lighthouse. A total of six crew members were subsequently rescued by a Police Coast Guard patrol craft. The rescued crew members reported that another five persons were missing, and that […]

  • 14 December 2017

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has injected another S$12 million ($8.91m) to boost liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering in the Port of Singapore. Half of this sum has been set aside to co-fund the building of new LNG bunker vessels (LBVs) to facilitate the development of ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday that a Hong Kong-registered bulk carrier “Sunny Horizon”, collided with a Korean-registered Liquefied Petroleum Gas carrier “DL Salvia” at the Temasek Fairway, about 700 metres east of Sultan Shoal. The bunker tank on “DL Salvia” was breached and less than 60 metric tonnes […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a South Korean-registered bulk carrier, Oriental Pioneer, and a Bahamas-registered bulk carrier, Atlantic Hero, had collided at about 6.6km south-west of Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal on 2 July 2013. One of the Oriental Pioneer’s bunker tanks was damaged and approximately 100 metric […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), in association with eftec, has been contracted to develop the socio-economic evidence base that will be used by Marine Scotland to complete Business and Regulatory Impact Assessments for each proposed Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area (MPA), and an accompanying Sustainability Appraisal. The Marine (Scotland) Act and the UK Marine […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bunkering company Panoil Petroleum will no longer be allowed to work as a bunker craft operator in the Port of Singapore after the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) revoked its licence. The decision, which takes effect from August 14, 2017, comes on the back of MPA’s checks conducted on the company between January […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A court in Singapore has fined a bunker supplier after it pleaded guilty to providing bunker services at the Port of Singapore without a proper licence, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) reports. JL Petroleum Pte Ltd pleaded guilty in court on August 18 to supplying bunkers without a valid licence issued by MPA. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A court in Singapore has fined a bunker supplier after it pleaded guilty to providing bunker services at the Port of Singapore without a proper licence, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) reports. JL Petroleum Pte Ltd pleaded guilty in court on August 18 to supplying bunkers without a valid licence issued by MPA. […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent three collisions resulting in oil spillage, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is conducting investigations to determine the causes of the collisions and if there were systemic issues that need to be addressed. While awaiting the outcome of these investigations, MPA said that it will implement several measures with immediate […]