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Expected to set sail in the first half of 2023, the new 200-seater single-deck ferries will be used to transport passengers between mainland Singapore to Shell’s Energy and Chemicals Park on the island of Bukom, replacing the conventional diesel-powered ferries currently used. “Shipping’s future will involve different parts of the sector using different fuels, and …

NTU Singapore was host to the second edition of the Singaporean Researchers Global Summit (SRGS) on 20 and 21 September. The two-day event, held in a hybrid (virtual and in-person) format, brought together Singapore Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) and connected Singaporean researchers both home and abroad to exchange ideas and knowledge. Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating …

DBS Bank today announced that it has been named “World’s Safest Commercial Bank” by New York-based trade publication Global Finance, marking the first time the bank has achieved this accolade. DBS was also named Asia’s Safest Bank for the 13th consecutive year, extending a track record stretching back to 2009. The bank was ranked 11th …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) today announces a pledge of S$1 million to support Vietnam’s battle against the COVID-19 crisis, with an immediate focus to provide critical medical equipment to two major hospitals in Binh Duong, one of the provinces most affected by the latest development of the pandemic in the country. Sembcorp will provide one real-time …

UOB has launched U-Drive, an integrated green financing solution for the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in Singapore. The solution connects the EV value chain – from automotive brand owners, car dealers and charging point operators to end-users – seamlessly, helping to drive the adoption of green transportation as Singapore gears up for its transition to …

Singapore Changi Airport has successfully renewed its accreditation under the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation Programme, demonstrating that the health measures in place at the airport are aligned with industry best practices. ACI introduced the Airport Health Accreditation Programme in mid-2020 to enable airports across the world to demonstrate that they have established …

ST Engineering today announced that its non-intrusive AGIL Smart Lift Monitoring solution will be progressively installed on lifts in Singapore starting this year, in one of the largest scale deployments of a smart lift monitoring solution to date. The solution enables 24/7 remote lift status monitoring and diagnostics, providing centralised, real-time visibility of lift operations …

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)’s Academy welcomes 29 senior maritime and port officials, including port masters, harbour masters and middle management personnel from maritime and port authorities from 23 countries and the International Maritime Organization, to participate in the seventh Port Management Programme (PMP) from 30 August to 2 September 2021. The …

Cainiao Network, (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, announced today its partnership with Grocery Logistics of Singapore (“GLS”), an entity of FairPrice Group Supply Chain business unit, with the aim of strengthening its logistics services in the market. This partnership entails a two-phase roll-out, namely providing a full-suite local logistics service from customs clearance to last-mile …

ST Engineering today announced that it has appointed Tan Lee Chew as President Commercial and also as a member of the Group Executive Committee, effective 1 September 2021. Reporting to Group President & CEO Vincent Chong, Lee Chew will oversee and drive growth for the Commercial cluster, which comprises three business areas: Commercial Aerospace, Urban …