Webinar On “Mandatory Precautionary Measures (MPM) At Shipyards”

Together with the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI) and Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) are jointly organising a Webinar on 14 January 2021 on “Mandatory Precautionary Measures (MPM) at Shipyards”

Since the last industry advisory, Government agencies had observed more incidences of confirmed COVID-19 infections who are inbound vessels’ crew calling at the shipyards for repairs. This presents high transmission risk of infected crew spreading the disease to shore side personnel and the yard workers when the vessel comes into the shipyard for repair works. Therefore, for the yard’s business continuity purposes, EDB would like to take this opportunity to familiarise companies on the Mandatory Precautionary Measures (MPM).

Companies have developed Safe Management Measures (SMM) and implemented them as part of COVID Safe Restart requirements since the reopening of Phase 2 on 19 Jun 2020. EDB would like to review with companies on the worksite C+ incident management so as to be more responsive and effective in arresting worksite transmission risks.

For the upcoming webinar, EDB CCO (Central COVID Ops) and CAI (COVID Audit and Inspection) team will share more on the following:
a. Mandatory Precautionary Measures (MPM);
b. An updated and established C+ Incident Response and Management Plan (IRMP) to chaperon companies in the management of potential C+ incident;
c. Sharing of a worksite transmission Risk Assessment Matrix (RAM) developed by EDB, which can guide companies to conduct their own assessment of their worksite transmission risk level based on their current cohorting plan and organisation in the 3 domains: Accommodation, Transport and Worksites; and
d. Sharing from COVID Audit and Inspection (CAI) team.

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Webinar On “Mandatory Precautionary Measures (MPM) At Shipyards”

14 January 2021, 11am to 12.30pm (Singapore Time)

Online Event

Public event, registration required

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About the Organizer

Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI)

The Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI) is a non-profit trade association formed in 1968 to promote the interests and advancement of the marine industries in Singapore. ASMI represents the different sectors of the marine and offshore industry. Its members include big and small shipyards, local and foreign manufacturers and suppliers of marine equipment and components, marine engineering and consultancy companies as well as many others whose business activities are directly related to the industry.

Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and
work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg

Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) represents a wide spectrum of shipping companies and other businesses allied to the shipping industry. It is a national trade association formed in 1985 to serve and promote the interests of its members and to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore as an International Maritime Centre. The SSA is a trusted advisor and partner in the local and international shipping community and collaborates with relevant maritime stakeholders to protect the marine environment as well as promote freedom and safety at sea. Despite being a not-for-profit organisation SSA, on behalf of its members, strives to give back generously to the community through Corporate Social Responsibilities activities. Currently, the SSA represents over 460 member companies; comprising ship owners and operators, ship managers, ship agents and other ancillary companies such as shipbrokers, classification societies, marine insurers, bunker suppliers, maritime lawyers, shipping bankers and technology start-ups amongst others.