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Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:02

Singapore MPA signs 3D printing agreements

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.

Wärtsilä has signed a partnership deal with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D, covering four different streams: digital acceleration, cyber-physical security, intelligent vessels and port operations.

Fujitsu, Singapore Management University (SMU), and A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) have announced a collaboration agreement to develop new technologies for vessel traffic management at the Port of Singapore, with the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is set to launch a new Maritime Transformation Programme (MTP) and Singapore Maritime Data Hub (SG-MDH), as part of its efforts to build a support ecosystem for innovation and R&D in the port city.

Monday, 15 January 2018 17:40

Singapore eyes digital future

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced details of a new Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM), which aims to apply emerging technologies arising from ‘Industry 4.0’ as part of a long term strategic plan to develop its next-generation port and international maritime centre (IMC).

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