The changing times in maritime and shipping were in focus at the opening ceremony of Sea Asia 2019 on Tuesday morning, with Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Transport Janil Puthucheary highlighting some of the challenges the industry is facing.
Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2019 was officially launched on Sunday afternoon at Marina Square central atrium by, Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport.
With the growth in cyber threats the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is set up a Maritime Cybersecurity Operation Centre.
As Singapore looks to continue to develop human capital for the maritime sector Monday saw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for seafaring and a new diploma for a future ready workforce.
The 13th Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) was launched on Sunday with a view to discussing how to position for future of the industry.
Amidst the recent dramatic cyclical and structural changes in the global shipping industry, Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2018 will centre on the theme, “Positioning for Future Growth – Driving Connectivity, Innovation and Talent”.
Singapore’s port and maritime industries need to gear up to deal with digitalization and disruption of global transport supply chains - that was the message of Khaw Boon Wan, Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister of Transport at the official opening of Sea Asia 2017.