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News in brief: April 20, 2021

Malaysian National News Agency 21 Apr 2021
The new division is headquartered in Singapore, home to the second busiest port in the world.
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Singapore unveils measures to bolster Silicon Valley of maritime ambitions

Seatrade Maritime News 20 Apr 2021
Singapore outlined measures on Tuesday to boost its maritime technology eco-system and become the Silicon Valley for the global shipping industry ... To support this the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will set aside $10m MINT (Maritime Innovation and Technology) Fund to drive start-ups.
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Singapore to take new moves in boosting maritime innovation: official

China.dot.org 20 Apr 2021
Besides, Chee said that Singapore has successfully completed an eBL trail between Singapore and Rotterdam ports in January this year, which marks a milestone towards the digitalization of the important Europe-Far East Trade route.
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MPA earmarks $10m, start-up grants of up to $100,000 to make Singapore Silicon Valley of ...

Straits Times 20 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE - Maritime start-ups can look forward to grants of up to $100,000, as Singapore steps up its bid to become the "Silicon Valley of the maritime world" ... Mr Chee said Singapore and Rotterdam ports successfully trialled the EBL during a shipment from Vietnam to the Netherlands via Singapore in January.
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$10m to turn S'pore into Silicon Valley of maritime world

Straits Times 20 Apr 2021
Maritime start-ups can look forward to grants of up to $100,000, as Singapore steps up its bid to become the "Silicon Valley of the maritime world" ... Mr Chee said Singapore and Rotterdam ports successfully trialled the EBL during a shipment from Vietnam to the Netherlands via Singapore in January.
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Green finance is a ‘big opportunity for Singapore’

Seatrade Maritime News 20 Apr 2021
Speaking at Capital Link’s Singapore Maritime Forum, Julian Proctor, CEO of Purus Marine said ... Given Singapore’s natural maritime complex and the skills surrounding that ecosystem, there is a unique opportunity for Singapore and the MPA (Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore) to provide that leadership.”.
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Iron ore companies challenged to meet China demand

Taipei Times 20 Apr 2021
Bloomberg ... Rio Tinto Group’s shipments were disrupted by wetter-than-average weather at its Pilbara operations in Western Australia ... This month, Typhoon Surigae affected its Pilbara mine and port operations, it added. Iron ore futures in Singapore yesterday rose as much as 3.7 percent to US$182.80 per tonne before trading at US$182.75 by 2.48pm ... .
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Experts Believe Copper Demand Likely To Remain Strong Well Into 2021

The Record 20 Apr 2021
Financialnewsmedia.com News Commentary ... They felt that ... The plan would promote the U.S ... BHP) Global resources company BHP, German shipping company Oldendorff Carriers, and advanced biofuels pioneer GoodFuels, with the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), involving an ocean-going vessel bunkered in Singapore on 4 April 2021.
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Digital platform to give updates on ship arrivals, departures

Straits Times 19 Apr 2021
A digital platform that will provide ship owners, terminal operators and marine service providers with real-time updates on ships' arrival and departure times at Singapore's port was launched as part of the Singapore Maritime Week yesterday ... The Maritime and Port Authority of ...
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Global centre focused on reducing shipping emissions to be set up in Singapore

Straits Times 19 Apr 2021
... by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) ... Port terminal operator PSA also already uses an artificial intelligence engine that optimises the movements of containers coming through Singapore's port, a transhipment hub with highly complex vessel and container movements.
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Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, April 19

China.dot.org 19 Apr 2021
While speaking at the 15th Singapore Maritime Week opening ceremony, Ong said that his country's Maritime Port Authority will continue to enhance its Vessel Traffic Information System to ensure safety of navigation, including early detection of collision and grounding risks. (Singapore-Maritime-Trade).
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Global ports clogged with unprecedented shipping volume

Detroit news 19 Apr 2021
Los Angeles port officials see progress in reducing their bottleneck of cargo ships ... Outside the adjacent ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the line was 21 ships long, also about the same as in mid-March ... Containers are stacked near gantry cranes at the Port of Singapore on March 24, 2021.
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