Jurong Port and NTU ink MoU to testbed energy solutions

Singapore’s multi-purpose port Jurong Port has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to testbed energy solutions.

The MoU was signed on Tuesday at the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) Forum 2017 and the two parties will jointly pursue R&D in areas such smart multi-energy systems, alternative energy source applications and environmental monitoring solutions over a period of five years.

The aim is to research solutions and testbed solutions as part of Jurong Port’s Living Lab Programme as part of its ambitions to develop the “Next Generation Multipurpose Port”.

Professor Lam Khin Yong, NTU’s acting provost, chief of staff and vice president of research, said: “NTU is no stranger to testbedding the latest technologies and breakthroughs as its entire campus is a living lab of new ideas, and we are committed to help Jurong Port realise its vision to become Singapore’s ‘Next Generation Multipurpose Port’.”

Posted 31 October 2017

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Marcus Hand

Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

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