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.

Qatargas and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that could see Thailand importing LNG from the Middle East nation.

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is looking to expand in Arctic shipping with an agreement with the Far East Investment and Export Agency (FEIA) on the development of the Northern Sea Route (NSR).

Pacific International Lines (PIL), PSA International (PSA) and IBM Singapore (IBM) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday to explore and trial proof of concept blockchain-based supply chain business network innovations.

South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) on developing port and container depot facilities in Vietnam.

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Saudi Aramco and Dussur (Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company) to establishe a joint venture for marine engine and onshore power generation engine businesses.

DP World has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with renewable energy firm Masdar to collaborate on clean energy solutions for the port operator’s portfolio of ports and freezones in the Middle East and Africa.

Belgium’s Antwerp Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese port of Caofeidian, with the collaboration forming part of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) project.

Singapore’s shipyard group Sembcorp Marine has penned a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Italy’s De Nora for the supply and installation of De Nora’s ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) at its yards.

UAE’s DP World and India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop the logistics sector in India.

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