Seatrade Maritime is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Maritime Singapore Green Pledge attracts 20 more companies

Maritime Singapore Green Pledge attracts 20 more companies
Twenty more maritime companies have signed up for the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge to signify their commitment towards promoting greener shipping in Singapore, joining 40 others that have already signed the pledge so far.

The 20 companies include shipping lines, salvage companies and offshore service providers.

Some of the 20 companies include Ezra Holdings, Maersk Tankers Singapore, Pacific Radiance, PSA Marine, Stolt-Nielsen Singapore, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations, The China Navigation, and J. Lauritzen Singapore.

A total of 60 organisations have signed the pledge since 2011 when the programme was launched.

The Maritime Singapore Green Initiative comprises three programmes – Green Ship Programme, Green Port Programme and Green Technology Programme.

Meanwhile, Lam Yi Young, chief executive of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), said that starting from 1 January 2014, the Singapore Registry of Ships will introduce a new Annual Administrative Fee scheme to provide greater administrative convenience and lower transaction costs for owners of Singapore-flagged ships.

Under this scheme, shipowners will have the option of paying an annual fee of SGD600 ($478) per ship instead of making payments on a per transaction basis. The majority of shipowners will pay less in total fees if they opt for the Annual Administrative Fee scheme.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.