In light of the ongoing pandemic and the challenges associated with shipping, the Singapore government has further accelerated its ongoing activities to take a leading role in the digital transformation of the maritime industry. The government strongly recommends shipping companies take action to digitalise their processes and will grant funding for companies that choose innovative solutions.
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.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT company ST Engineering Electronics (STEE), and Mitsui & Co. (Mitsui) to develop an ocean-going autonomous navigation system for the 'World’s Largest Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel Programme', an initiative funded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based program to study the feasibility of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, in the maritime industry.
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