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Company Overview of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore operates as a maritime agency that focuses on the development of Singapore's port and maritime centre. It offers port regulatory services. The organization was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Singapore.
460 Alexandra Road
PSA Building #19-00
Founded in 1996
Key Executives for Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Chief Executive and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Key Developments
The American Bureau of Shipping, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Singapore University of Technology and Design Ink Memorandum of Understanding on Maritime Technology Professorship
Apr 9 13
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have collaborated to set up an ABS-MPA Maritime Technology Professorship (MTP) programme at SUTD, with funding of up to SGD 12.5 million. The aim is to build up SUTD's capabilities in maritime education and Research & Development (R&D) to further boost the growth of marine and offshore R&D in Singapore. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to set up the MTP was signed by ABS President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Christopher J. Wiernicki, MPA Chief Executive, Mr. Lam Yi Young, and SUTD President, Professor Thomas Magnanti. The MTP is a five-year programme which will be supported by a donation of USD 2 million (approximately SGD 2.5 million) from ABS and a grant of up to SGD 2.5 million from MPA's Maritime Innovation and Technology (MINT) Fund. The total funding will work out to close to SGD 12.5 million, including matching grants from the Singapore government. Through the MTP programme, a reputable professor or expert with specialized knowledge in marine and offshore-related technologies will be appointed as the ABS-MPA Maritime Technology Chaired Professor in SUTD to provide leadership across SUTD's four academic pillars. In addition, prominent Visiting Professors and Resident Professors will also be appointed to develop marine and offshore-relevant content, courses and R&D projects to enrich SUTD's curriculum and to provide the students with pathways to careers as technology leaders in the maritime industry. Research will be conducted in areas such as analysis, design and integrity assessment and management of marine structures and systems to advance maritime technologies.
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Unveils Brand New Fleet of Six Patrol Craft
Feb 2 13
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore unveiled its brand new fleet of six patrol craft to further enhance safety in Singapore's port waters. In line with Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's commitment to cleaner shipping and the protection of the marine environment, the new patrol craft are fitted with low-emission engines and a streamlined hull design that is coated with environmentally friendly marine paints. The new patrol craft are also capable of reaching a top speed of 20 knots with reduced energy consumption. A user-friendly navigation system that integrates electronic sea charts, radar information, Differential Global Positioning System, vessel identification markers and echo sounders into a single display are installed onboard the craft to allow the Port Inspectors to assess the sea situation at one glance. Commissioned at a total cost of SGD 19 million for a five year contract, the six new craft were designed and constructed specifically to suit Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's needs. The innovative hull design allows the craft to manoeuvre safely through the channels in Singapore's waters.
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Announces Board Changes
Jan 31 13
The Minister for Transport, Mr. Lui Tuck Yew, has appointed 12 members to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Board for the period 2 February 2012 to 1 February 2015. The following members will step down from the MPA Board at the end of the current term: Mr. Bahren Shaari, Managing Director, Bank of Singapore Limited; Mr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Chief Executive Officer, BW Maritime Pte Ltd; and Mr. Teo Siong Seng Ex-President, Singapore Shipping Association.
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