Latest News for: Singapore port


Laos-China railway to launch as debt to Beijing mounts

San Francisco Chronicle 02 Dec 2021
The line through lush tropical mountains from the Laotian capital, Vientiane, to Kunming is one of hundreds of projects under Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative to expand trade by building ports, railways and other facilities across Asia, Africa and the Pacific ... That would give southern China more access to ports and export markets.

First stage of land reclamation completed at Tuas Port in Singapore

Xinhua 01 Dec 2021
30, 2021 shows Tuas Port under construction in Singapore ... 30, 2021 shows Tuas Port under construction in Singapore.

Jurong Port joins the Castor Initiative

Seatrade Maritime News 01 Dec 2021
Singapore’s Jurong Port has become the newest member of the Castor Initiative coalition aimed a developing zero carbon shipping with ammonia-fuelled vessels. The Singapore multi-purpose port joins MISC, Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), MAN Energy Solutions, ...

Take a peek into Singapore Art Museum's new Tanjong Pagar Distripark space

Straits Times 01 Dec 2021
Designer Benedict Tay, 31, of architecture firm Farm, which designed the venue, said the vista of the port is his favourite element ... "Singapore has long been known for its port. The container port behind me was opened in 1972 and is what defines modern Singapore, how Singapore connects to the world.

PSA Inks Agreement to Acquire BDP International From Greenbriar Equity Group

Kentucky New Era 01 Dec 2021
Philadelphia and Singapore, Nov ... PSA International Pte Ltd (“PSA”), a leading global port group and trusted partner to cargo stakeholders, has signed an Agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of privately-held BDP International, Inc ... PSA dropped the name of “Port of Singapore Authority” in 1997 when it became a corporatised entity.

Gwadar protests highlight exploitative nature of Chinese investments in Pak: Report

Beijing News 01 Dec 2021
The protestors have demanded basic governance even as authorities continue to divert resources to construct the port and overlook the locals' grievances. According to a report in Singapore Post, these protests have again brought to fore the exploitative nature of Chinese investments in Pakistan.

New port, security, industrialisation – Akwa Ibom makes case for investments

Business Day Online 01 Dec 2021
Akwa Ibom is banking on its new deep sea port under construction, free trade zones that offers favourable tax terms and low crime rate and to convince investors that it is a choice destination for investments ... “With the deep-sea port, you don’t have any issues bringing in your goods; at our Free Trade Zone, import duties are not there.

Shippers find alternative means of getting their goods to market

Gulf Daily News 01 Dec 2021
Shipping lines are attributing the cause of the Crisis to severe congestion in ports and logistics bottlenecks inland ... This reduces the number of countries with direct connections to their export markets and requires more frequent transfer of loads between services at hub ports, such as Singapore and Colombo.

Convict at center of the US Navy bribery ring now claims he secretly recorded naval ...

Business Insider 01 Dec 2021
The US Navy has been rocked by a bribery scandal that began in 7th Fleet ... Navy, now claims he secretly videotaped Navy officers with sex workers he paid for.� ... While doling out these bribes, Francis' company, Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine Asia, or GDMA, was given port servicing contracts for the US Navy across Southeast Asia.� ... ....

First berths at Singapore’s Tuas Port to be operational by year end

Seatrade Maritime News 30 Nov 2021
Singapore has completed reclamation works for the first phase it’s new mega-container port – Tuas Port with the first two berths set to be in operation by year end ... Ground broken on Singapore's Tuas Port set to be largest automated terminal in the world ... Singapore starts reclamation of Tuas Next Generation Port phase 2.

Tuas Port's 1st phase completed, 2 berths set to open

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
The opening of Singapore's fifth container port comes at an opportune time, when some of its storage facilities had to be opened ahead of schedule in the past few months to cope with the supply chain crisis ... The whole of Tuas Port, when completed, will eventually be able to handle 65 million TEUs - nearly double Singapore's current port capacity.

First phase of Tuas Port completed, greener concrete being explored for future phases

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
The opening of Singapore's fifth container port comes at an opportune time, with the authorities having been forced to open some of its storage facilities ahead of schedule in the past few months to cope with the supply chain crisis ... Tuas Port is Singapore's fifth container port to be built.

Aim for net-zero emissions by 2050

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
Port operator PSA Singapore is aiming for Tuas Port to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ... Besides green infrastructure, Tuas Port, when fully operational, will also use electric vehicles and equipment and rely on smart management so Singapore can do its part to tackle the climate crisis, he said.