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April 2019

02

Tuesday

Year 3 SMU Business Students Win Inaugural MSC Maritime Summit Case Challenge Organised by the Singapore Maritime Foundation

The Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) today announced Team Meridian, a group of Year 3 Business students from the Singapore Management University as the winners of its inaugural MSC Maritime Summit Case Challenge.

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January 2019

14

Monday

Over 300 Maritime Leaders Joined Guest-of-Honour, Dr. Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Health, at the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) New Year Cocktail Reception 2019 at Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore

Dr. Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Health, was the Guest-of-Honour for the SMF New Year Cocktail Reception, and was joined by over 300...

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November 2018

09

Friday

HR Leaders Discuss New Approaches to Maritime Talent Attraction and Retention

As the speed of change accelerates and technology brings with it disruptive functions that change the way conventional businesses work, organisations can no longer rely on existing advantages...

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August 2018

15

Wednesday

Close to S$1.9 Million in Scholarships Awarded by the Singapore Maritime Industry for Local & Overseas Studies

As part of the maritime industry’s efforts to develop the pipeline of talent into the industry, the Government, maritime businesses and local seafarer unions presented close to S$1.9 million...

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March 2018

09

Friday

Maritime Industry Casts Its Nets Wide to Attract Graduates Across Various Disciplines Following Recent Launch of the Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map

Over 140 undergraduates from across all disciplines and working professionals with less than two years of work experience gathered this afternoon at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention...

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January 2018

12

Friday

New Board Appointed at the Singapore Maritime Foundation’s New Year Cocktail Reception 2018 Officiated by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health, Dr. Lam Pin Min

Guest-of-Honour for the SMF New Year Cocktail Reception, Dr Lam Pin Min, was joined by over 180 maritime leaders from the public and private sectors to usher in the new year and launch the...

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November 2017

08

Wednesday

Keeping the Maritime Singapore Advantage: Panel of Experts Discuss the Development of a Multi-Skilled Maritime Workforce with a Global Mindset

Discussion on Singapore’s efforts to stay ahead of the curve as a world leading International Maritime Centre took centre stage at the MSC Connexions Forum on 3rd November 2017. It was...

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September 2017

13

Wednesday

Step Up in Efforts to Attract More Talent for the Maritime Industry with Maritime Singapore Connect Office’s Partnership with the Ministry of Education and Nanyang Technological University

Efforts to attract more talent for the Singapore maritime industry have intensified in recent months with various initiatives by the Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office. This month, the MSC...

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August 2017

18

Friday

Record Turnout for First-Ever Maritime Careers Workshop for Graduates of All Disciplines

Over 140 undergraduates from across all disciplines, working professionals with less than two years of work experience and industry partners gathered earlier this afternoon at the Pan Pacific...

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11

Friday

Close to S$1.8 Million in Scholarships Awarded by the Singapore Maritime Industry for Local & Overseas Studies

As part of the maritime industry’s long term plans to invest in manpower development, the Government, maritime businesses and local seafarer unions presented close to S$1.8 million in...

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July 2017

24

Monday

Over 150 Education and Career Guidance Counsellors Hosted for Jurong Port Tour and Forum with Maritime Professionals to Discuss Industry Developments and Career Opportunities at the MSC Maritime Insights Forum 2017

Industry professionals and stakeholders gathered for a time of sharing and networking at the second edition of the MSC Maritime Insights Forum, held at the Raffles Marina on 21st July.

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05

Wednesday

New Website to Consolidate Opportunities in the Singapore Maritime Industry for Students and Jobseekers

Students and jobseekers can now look to a new website by the Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office for information on all things maritime – from education and career options, to the...

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May 2017

08

Monday

Sea Asia 2017 Reinforces Role as Leading Maritime Forum in Southeast Asia

The significant role that Asia continues to play in the global maritime and offshore industries, even in today’s market environment, were firmly demonstrated at Sea Asia 2017 held in Singapore last...

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April 2017

20

Thursday

Youths Compete to Recreate the Panama Canal with Lego at Sea Asia

The Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) and Seatrade are launching a first-­of-­its-­kind Lego competition for tertiary students at Sea Asia 2017 as part of an initiative to give students pursuing...

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January 2017

11

Wednesday

Over 250 Maritime Leaders Joined Guest-of-Honour, Mrs. Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of Transport, at the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) New Year Cocktail Reception 2017 at Regent Singapore to Usher in the New Year

Over 250 top maritime leaders from the private and the public sectors attended the annual New Year Cocktail Reception hosted by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) at Regent Singapore this...

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December 2016

02

Friday

Inaugural Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Connexions Forum to Offer Education and Career Guidance Coaches and Maritime Employers Industry Insights While Addressing Maritime Manpower Development Issues and Employment Trends

Maritime employers and those working with students and jobseekers in the schools and career centres under Workforce Singapore (WSG) and the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i)...

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August 2016

17

Wednesday

Over S$2 Million in Scholarships Awarded by the Singapore Maritime Industry for Local & Overseas Studies

As part of the maritime industry’s efforts to groom the next generation of maritime manpower, the Government, maritime businesses and local seafarer unions presented more than S$2 million in...

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12

Friday

Youths Inspired by the Stories of Young Singaporeans from the Maritime Industry, at the Annual Singapore Maritime Dialogue Held at the PSA Pasir Panjang Terminal

Mrs Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Transport, engaged about 150 tertiary students in a onehour dialogue session on...

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05

Friday

Engineering and Maritime Studies Undergraduates Get Exclusive Insights on SkillsFuture-aligned Jobs at Roundtable Discussions with Industry Experts

Tertiary students from the maritime and engineering disciplines had the chance to hear exclusive insights from industry experts, on the career prospects of six vocations from the port and...

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April 2016

20

Wednesday

Companies Must Seize Opportunities in Oil Price Downturn: Offshore Marine Forum 2016

Industry leaders at the Offshore Marine Forum (OMF) in Singapore said companies should be prepared to take advantage of the upside in oil prices, with an expert forecasting prices to start...

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12

Tuesday

Offshore Leaders to Discuss the Future of Oil Prices and the Impact on Offshore at the Offshore Marine Forum 2016

Offshore industry experts are gearing-­up to debate and analyse the future of oil prices and how the local offshore industry should prepare for the next price boom at the Offshore Marine Forum...

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06

Wednesday

Maritime Leaders Call for Adoption of Technology: Sea Asia 2017 Survey

Maritime leaders are calling on the industry to adopt new technology as a way to capitalise on opportunities and navigate today’s increasingly complex operating environment. This is according...

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January 2016

13

Wednesday

Mr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Chairman of BW Group, Appointed as New SMF Chairman Along with Four New Board Members

About 300 top maritime leaders from the private and the public sectors attended the annual New Year Cocktail Reception hosted by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) this evening, where...

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October 2015

29

Thursday

David Chin Wins Lloyd’s List Asia Pioneer Generation Award

David Chin, Executive Director of the Singapore Maritime Foundation won the Pioneer Generation Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia awards presented last night at the Fullerton Hotel Singapore.

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16

Friday

Launch of NYPE 2015 – A Joint Effort by ASBA, BIMCO and SMF on the Industry’s Most Widely Used Standard Form of Dry Cargo Time Charterparty

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO1) has announced that they can distribute the first revision of the New York Produce Exchange Time Charter (NYPE) since 1993. This...

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14

Wednesday

David Chin, Executive Director of SMF, to be Honoured with a Lloyd’s List Asia Award for His Contribution to Maritime Singapore

David Chin, Executive Director of the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) will receive the Pioneer Generation Award at the upcoming Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2015 event. He is the first...

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September 2015

22

Tuesday

Maritime Industry Gets Together for Appreciation Dinner in Honour of Minister Lui Tuck Yew

More than 300 industry leaders, academics and representatives from the maritime industry got together tonight for an appreciation dinner organised in honour of Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for...

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August 2015

13

Thursday

Over S$2.6 Million in Scholarships Awarded by the Singapore Maritime Industry for Local & Overseas Studies

The Government, maritime businesses and local seafarer unions presented more than S$2.6 million in maritime scholarships to 58 students at the MaritimeONE Scholarship Awards Ceremony this...

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04

Tuesday

Launch of Singapore Maritime Ambassador Programme at the Singapore Maritime Dialogue

Mrs Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Transport, launched the Singapore Maritime Ambassador Programme (SG-MAP) today at the second...

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June 2015

05

Friday

Maritime Partnerships Celebrated at the Singapore Nite @ Nor-Shipping Event in Norway Graced by Singapore’s Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Defence Mr Lui Tuck Yew

Over 400 senior maritime personalities from around the world gathered at the Singapore Nite evening reception at the Continental Hotel in Oslo, Norway on 3 June 2015. Singapore’s Minister...

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April 2015

28

Tuesday

Sea Asia Takes Top Spot as Southeast Asia’s Largest Maritime Conference with Attendance Up 23 Percent in 2015

Singapore’s role as a leading international maritime centre was demonstrated at last week’s Sea Asia 2015 with 16,185 participants from 85 countries taking part in the three day event.

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01

Wednesday

Singapore to Host More Than 14,000 People from Over 60 Countries at Sea Asia 2015

Singapore is gearing up to host more than 14,000 participants from over 60 countries this month at Sea Asia 2015 – one of the region’s largest maritime conferences and...

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January 2015

16

Friday

Over 300 Maritime Leaders Joined Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport, at the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) New Year Cocktail Reception 2015 at Conrad Centennial Singapore to Usher in the New Year

Minister for Transport, Mr Lui Tuck Yew ushered in the new year with over 300 maritime leaders from the private and public sectors, as the Guest-of-Honour, at the annual New Year Cocktail...

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November 2014

14

Friday

Maritime Leaders Call for Increased Efforts to Realise Single ASEAN Shipping Market

Maritime leaders have today said good progress is being made in the creation of a single ASEAN shipping market – a key pillar in the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)...

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August 2014

14

Thursday

51 Students Receive Over S$1.4 Million in Scholarships Awarded by the Singapore Maritime Industry for Local & Overseas Studies

A total of 51 scholarships worth more than S$1.4 million were awarded this year, as part of continuous outreach and talent development efforts to meet the manpower needs of the growing...

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July 2014

30

Wednesday

Senior Minister of State for Finance and Transport Mrs Josephine Teo Outlines Singapore’s Strategy for Continued Growth as a Premier Global Hub Port & Leading International Maritime Centre at the Inaugural Singapore Maritime Dialogue Involving 200 Students

About 200 students had the chance to hear from, and pose questions, to a panel consisting of Mrs Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Transport, and four...

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April 2014

07

Monday

Shipping Experts Call for Collaboration and Consolidation

Maritime industry leaders have today called for greater collaboration and consolidation in Asia to tackle challenges such as the rise over capacity, talent shortages and environmental sustainability...

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January 2014

07

Tuesday

New Board Appointed at the Singapore Maritime Foundation’s New Year Cocktail Reception 2014 Officiated by Minister for Transport, Mr. Lui Tuck Yew

Four prominent maritime leaders were added to the Board of the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF), bringing it to 10 members, at the annual SMF New Year Cocktail Reception. Minister for...

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