Maritime Sector Incentive - Approved International Shipping Enterprise (MSI-AIS) Award
The MSI-AIS award seeks to encourage international ship owners and ship operators to establish their commercial shipping operations in Singapore.
A MSI-AIS company will enjoy tax exemption on qualifying shipping income for either:
- a 10-year renewable period; or
- a 5-year non-renewable period, with the option of graduating to the 10-year renewable award at the end of the 5-year period,
if qualifying conditions are met.
Who is eligible
Applicant with a good track record and demonstrable business plan in respect of its shipping operations in Singapore may apply for the MSI-AIS award.
Applicant must be able to demonstrate in its business plan how the shipping operations will generate economic contributions in Singapore through total business spending, undertaking additional activities from Singapore, and ensuring that the strategic or commercial decision making functions will be undertaken in Singapore.
How to apply
To apply, email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Setting Up in Singapore
- Setting Up Your Maritime Business in Singapore
- Applying for Employment Passes
- Registering a Ship
- Programmes to Support Your Maritime Business
- Maritime Sector Incentive - Approved International Shipping Enterprise (MSI-AIS) Award
- Maritime Sector Incentive - Maritime Leasing (MSI-ML) Award
- Maritime Sector Incentive - Shipping-related Support Services (MSI-SSS) Award
- Withholding tax ("WHT") exemption on interest and related payments made in respect of loans obtained to finance the purchase or construction of ships
- Withholding tax ("WHT") exemption on interest and related payments made in respect of loans obtained to finance the purchase of containers and intermodal equipment
- Developing Manpower
- Developing Infocomm Technology Capability
- Research & Development
- Grants and Incentives
- Latest Happenings
- Industry Partnerships
- Innovation Showcase