The MPA administers welfare schemes for members of the mercantile marine through its Shipping Division and the Singapore Mariners' Club (SMC). The SMC prides itself on being a 'home away from home' for seafarers of all nationalities during their stay in the Singapore port.

The SMC is located at 120 Cantonment Road near the port precinct and the Central Business District. It is open 24 hours a day (excludes the restaurant and bar).

For entry into the SMC and a discount at the restaurant, seafarers have to show their seaman's discharge books or other forms of identification.

The SMC also organises various sports and recreational activities for seafarers of all nationalities during their stay in the Singapore port. The International Sportsweek for Seafarers, Futsal Tournament for Seafarers, Bowling Tournament for Seafarers and Day of Seafarer Hamper Presentation are the major events listed on SMC's calendar of events. Sightseeing Tour to main attractions in Singapore, organised by the Club, are also popular among the local and foreign seafarers.

Facilities at the Club include the following :

  • Serviced Apartments
  • Daily stay - 46 air-conditioned apartments, complete with a well-furnished bed, sitting room and pantry area (manned by a 24-hour reception)
    Single - S$95*
    Double - S$110*
    Triple - S$120*
    *Subject to Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%
    For booking/reservation please e-mail to
  • Mariners' Corner Restaurant and Bar

    Superb place to enjoy Western cuisine/local dishes and to relax for a drink with other seafarers

  • Cosy Seafarers' Lounge

    Relax, read and enjoy tv viewing

    Pool table games with other seafarers

  • Maritime Medical Centre

    Medical and dental services with 24-hour in-port and out-port emergency service

Other services and facilities

  • Seafarer's guide and brochures 
  • Money changing
  • Postal service
  • Sale of souvenirs
  • Book exchange
  • Internet Access
  • SMC Gym  

For further information on the Singapore Mariners' Club, please contact :-

Singapore Mariners' Club
Maritime House
120 Cantonment Road
Email :

The following seafarers' missions in Singapore carry out various welfare services for foreign seafarers in the Singapore port.

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