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  • Aug 21, 2014
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Singapore National Day - Part 1

Bureau Veritas expands certification for local and global markets

From Jules Verne's mention of Bureau Veritas in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the certification company has built a long history of excellence.

Monday, 12 August, 2013, 3:38pm

WEB Biotechnology's Spyder eases heart monitoring with real-time results

While a CEO is meeting with clients in Taipei or in Paris, his cardiologist in Singapore is checking his electrocardiogram (ECG) in real-time. A triangular medical device measuring 5cm and weighing 50 grams rests hidden on the executive's chest and automatically sends vital information via Bluetooth to his mobile phone, which seamlessly uploads the data to a cloud database.

15 Aug 2013 - 12:35pm

PIL evolving to serve the global market

With HK$310,000 seed capital and a staff of two, Pacific Integrated Logistics (PIL) started a traditional freight forwarding business in 2000. Guided by the vision of Kelvin Lim, founder and managing director, the company has grown to become a fully integrated contract logistics provider like no other.

15 Aug 2013 - 9:17am

Austral Asia Line expands fleet

Expanding beyond the Australian and Asian regions, Austral Asia Line (AAL) takes delivery of its 12th newbuilding, the AAL Hong Kong.

4 Oct 2013 - 10:11am

MTM brings best practices to ship management

Known for its modern technical expertise and adherence to international standards, MTM Ship Management continues to exceed customers' expectations with its knowledge management system and culture of excellence. Having acquired its mother company's chemical trading experience,

4 Oct 2013 - 10:16am

Global Energy expansion benefits maritime industry

When Singapore liberalised its petroleum industry in 1985, master mariner Loh Hong Leong saw the opportunity in the trading of bunker fuels in one of the world's busiest ports. He co-founded Global Energy International, a company that stood out in the industry. Then, some companies traded in bunker fuels but did not have their own tankers to deliver the products themselves and vice versa.

12 Aug 2013 - 3:35pm

Swissco charters complete solutions for the region's shipping industry

International maritime company Swissco is steadily growing as it focuses on servicing the marine sector's logistics, maintenance and consultation needs. With strong growth and stable demand, niche player Swissco operates in one of Asia's bright spots amid certain volatility encountered by conventional shipping companies.

4 Oct 2013 - 10:37am

Company philosophy drives success for Braemar Offshore

With a strong Singaporean work ethic and emphasis on fostering good relationships, Braemar Offshore has become one of the preferred providers of marine, offshore engineering consultancy and marine warranty survey services in the Asia-Pacific region.

12 Aug 2013 - 3:32pm

Oceanic Group makes waves in Asia's cruise industry

The tide that carried leisure ships in North America and Europe has shifted. Asia's nascent cruise industry is touted as the last frontier and Hong Kong's Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is destined to become Asia's leading cruise hub. As these develop, Oceanic Group, Asia-Pacific's leading ship management company, is poised to make significant ripples in the region's luxury lifestyle space.

12 Aug 2013 - 3:30pm

BSM brings world-class ship management to one of the globe's busiest ports

Singapore, the busiest transshipment port and second-busiest port globally in terms of total shipping tonnage, finds an invaluable partner in Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM). With 31 locations, about 700 vessels, 18,000 people and 40 nationalities, the group leverages more than a century of expertise rooted in a family legacy of ship owning in Germany.

15 Aug 2013 - 12:45pm

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