Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore to cut oil-rig dues

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore will cut port dues for oil rigs from September 1 to make the port more attractive as an offshore repair, building and upgrading centre.

Friday, 28 August, 1998, 12:00am

Bimco course for Singapore

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (Bimco) will hold a 'Towards Better Decision' training course in Singapore in co-operation with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore training division on October 7 to 8.

Course topics were selected after surveying Bimco's Asian members to ensure that this would be the most comprehensive Bimco course in Singapore.

21 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Singapore teu figures dip

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has reported total container throughput in August was 1.23 million teu (20 ft equivalent units), marginally down from the 1.25 million teu moved in July.

8 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Singapore extends port limits in bunker battle

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPAS) has extended its port limits following a series of ship arrests by Indonesian authorities last month.

The new boundaries extend the port limits by 4.8 kilometres southeast and east of Singapore and 1.6 km south on the southwestern side.

6 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Container slowdown

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says April container throughput fell 4 per cent to 1.14 million teu (20 ft equivalent units) compared with March, but tonnage rose. The MPA said in its latest monthly report that container throughput registered for March was 1.18 million teu.

13 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Registry climbs again

Singapore's ship registry has soared by another million to 15 million gross registered tonnes (grt), according to a report by The Business Times of Singapore.

The Cos Angel increased the tonnage to set the record in May. Its owner, Cosco (Singapore), which has six other Singapore-flagged ships, recently received a memento from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

26 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Singapore to host conference on shipping problems

A HIGH-LEVEL conference, which will focus on critical issues facing the world's port, shipping and maritime industries, is to be held this month in Singapore.

SingaPort '94, Asia's premier marine industry showcase, will be held at the World Trade Centre from March 22-25.

4 Mar 1994 - 12:00am