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4 July
2017

SSA Marine Fuels Committee (2017/2019)

Bunkering has always been a critical component of Singapore’s maritime ecosystem. Even in the face of a challenging business environment, bunker sales in Singapore have generally continued to grow year on year, with a record 48.5 million tonnes lifted in 2016. This has been accompanied by the introduction of new initiatives and techniques, such as the mandatory use of mass flow meters for bunker deliveries at the start of 2017. There has also been increasing interest in the field of marine fuels in general, including the use of alternatives such as LNG...

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30 June
2017

Introducing SSA Council 2017/19

New faces bring on board expertise to complement and strengthen core group. The 21st Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Annual General Meeting held on 29 June 2017 announced that the seven Ordinary Members nominated for the 2017/2019 Council were returned. The seven Members are:...

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2 May
2017

ICS Commits Shipping To Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives

The Singapore Shipping Association is a member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). At its AGM in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has agreed to urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO2 reduction objectives – on behalf of the international shipping sector as a whole – in order to match the ambition of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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2 May
2017

SSA Singapore Maritime Week Media Coverage

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24 April
2017

SSA to Raise the Bar as an IMC in 2017

The key focus for ‘Maritime Singapore’ in 2017 will be to continue strengthening efforts to raise the bar as a major Asian and International Maritime Centre. In this respect, the SSA is working closely with MPA and other key industry players and has outlined five key areas in its Blueprint for Growth in preparation for better times ahead for the shipping industry. The five key areas are: Regional Collaboration, Legal, Finance, Operational Excellence and Innovation with Technology.

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21 February
2017

ICS Releases Latest Flag State Performance Table

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Flag State Performance Table which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website.

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11 January
2017

Singapore's 2016 Maritime Performance - Port of Singapore sustained its performance in 2016

The Port of Singapore sustained its performance in 2016, admist weaker-than-expected global economic conditions and significant structural changes in the maritime industry.

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29 November
2016

SSA Welcomes Government Support Package of $1.1 billion for M&OE Companies

On Friday 25 November 2016, the Ministry of Trade and Industry announced the enhancement to IE Singapore’s Internationalisation Finance Scheme (IFS) and the re-introduction of SPRING’s Bridging Loan (BL) for companies in the Marine and Offshore Engineering (M&OE) industry.

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28 October
2016

0.5% Global Sulphur Cap to Take Effect from 2020

The International Maritime Organization announced that the 0.5% global sulphur cap on emissions would come into force in 2020, at the 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee.

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02 June
2016

SSA President Esben Poulsson Elected as ICS Chairman

The President of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Mr Esben Poulsson has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

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20 April
2016

OSV@Vivo strikes a chord with the Singapore public

OSV@Vivo has been taken to the heart of the Singapore public with an anticipated 4,000 visitors, expected to throng the two state-of-the-art Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) “Pacific Legacy” and “VOS Prince”...

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08 April
2016

OSV@Vivo - SSA welcomes the public to first-ever offshore support vessel visit

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) will for the first time showcase the offshore marine sector by inviting the public to visit two state-of-the-art Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) which will be moored at Vivocity...

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