Projects involving foreshore or marine development require approval from the Committee for Marine Projects (COMET).
The following project proposals must be submitted to the Committee for Marine Projects (COMET) of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for consideration:
1. Construction, installation, extension, additions and alterations of wharves, jetties, piers, slipways, dry docks, graving docks, ramps, fixed platform, bunds, shore protection, retaining walls, breakwaters and outfall/intake structures.
2. Installation of floating pontoons, floating docks, floating restaurants and accommodation barge.
3. Marine recreational facilities.
4. Fish farms.
5. Residential and other facilities/structures affecting the foreshore areas.
6. Reclamation works.
7. Submarine pipelines and cables.
8. Dredging and dumping works.
9. Marine Soil Investigation.
10. Demolition of foreshore/marine structures.
11. Dumping of dredged materials at sea dumping grounds.
When submitting the project proposals to COMET of MPA, the applicants are required to state:
- The purpose of the application.
- The proposed period of works including the supporting documents from the relevant government authorities.
- 3 sets of plans as follows:
- Chartlet of the largest scale chart showing the proposed development, quay line and mooring limit (where applicable). Nautical charts are available from the following chart agents:
Cornes Singapore Ltd
10 Anson Road
#23-06/6A International Plaza
Tel: (65)223 8320
Fax: (65) 6223 8321
DPM(Singapore) Pte Ltd
1 Maritime Square #09-72, Harbourfront Centre
Tel : (65)6270 4060
Fax : (65)6276 3858
Email : email@example.com
Website : http://www.dpmsingapore.com.sg/
E.W. Liner Charts & Publications Pte Ltd
102F, Pasir Panjang Road, #08-01, Citilink Warehouse Complex
Tel : (65)6323 0773
Fax : (65)6323 0775
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.ewliner.com/
15 Jalan Kilang Barat, #08-01/05 Frontech Centre
Tel : (65)6220 5098 (After office hours, call 8163 9993)
Fax : (65)6225 4902
Email : email@example.com
Website : http://www.motsmith.com/
Kelvin Huges (Singapore) Pte Ltd
896 Duneran Road
#09-05 Sime Darby Centre
Tel: (65)6545 9880
Fax: (65)6545 8892
- Plan showing the proposal, quay line and mooring limit plotted on SVY 21 datum (where applicable).
- Engineering plan based on SVY21 datum of the proposal endorsed by a professional engineer (only applicable to items 1-7 in Projects section above).
- Longitudinal and cross-section profiles of the pipelines and cables (only applicable to item 7 in Projects section above).
- For dredging and dumping works, and marine soil investigation, you are to comply with the MPA Guidelines on Chemical test, Dredging and Dumping (18 Sep 14).
- For submarine pipelines and cables, you are to comply with the MPA Guidelines on Requirements for Submarine Pipelines, Cables (26 Jan 04).
Please submit your application to:
7B Keppel Road #19 Tanjong Pagar Complex
Attention to Capt Harad Abd Gani.
COMET will normally require 3 weeks to process and reply the applications. The requirements and conditions imposed by MPA will vary depending on each project proposal.
The general requirements for foreshore development projects are as follows:
- Pre-construction bathymetric and side scan sonar surveys.
- Post-construction bathymetric and side scan sonar surveys.
- An as-constructed details survey.
- The contractor is to liaise with our Port Master’s Department for the promulgation of the Port Marine Notice and other navigational safety matters pertaining to the work.As MPA has to circulate the notice 2 weeks before the commencement of such work, the contractor must submit to MPA details such as working dates/hours, coordinates of the working areas, craft involved, description of work and illustrative plans (A4 size) at least 3 weeks before the commencement of work.
- MPA reserves the right to include other requirements and conditions as necessary for each project and the applicant would have to comply with these requirements and conditions.
Please contact Capt Harad Abd Gani (Tel: 6325 2456) E-mail - Harad_ABD_GANI@mpa.gov.sg for any queries.
- Port Operations
- Vessel Traffic Information System
- Port Clearance Formalities
- Vessels arriving in Singapore
- Vessels departing from Singapore
- Applying for a Bunker Convention Certificate
- Dangerous Cargo and Hot Works
- Using Dispersants in Singapore Port Waters
- Preparation of Tankers for Gas-Free Inspection
- Advance Notice of Arrival/Loading Hazardous and Noxious Substances in Bulk
- Applying for Port Chemist to Perform Gas-Free Testing
- Declaring Dangerous Goods (DG)
- Using Anchorages to Carry Out Hot-Work Repair Onboard Vessels
- Berthing Tankers and Conventional Vessels Carrying Bulk Liquid Cargo at Approved Conventional Wharves
- Recognised Training Service Providers Providing Training for Shorebased Personnel Dealing with IMDG Cargoes
- Licensing of Craft
- Harbour Craft
- Pleasure Craft
- Launching a New Vessel in Port
- Laying Up a Vessel in Port
- Breaking Up a Vessel in Port
- Bidding for A Craft Licence Number
- Pilotage Service
- Pilotage Exemption
- Pilotage Guidelines
- Bunkering Services Providers
- Bunkering Standards
- Bunkering 101 Placards
- Accreditation Scheme
- Bunkering Licence Application Guidelines
- Licensing of Bunker Surveying Companies
- Bunkering Statistics
- Mass Flow Meter for Bunkering
- LNG Bunkering (Pilot Programme)
- Charts, Tidal Information, Aids to Navigation & Hydrography
- Port Security
- Port Infrastructure
- Application for Foreshore and Marine Development Projects
- Approval of Works and Operations in Port
- Port Marine Safety
- Guidelines for Vessels Intending to Carry Out Lowering or Launching of Conventional Lifeboat / Free Fall Lifeboat / Rescue Boat into The Water at Anchrages
- Search & Rescue
- FAQs to Implementation of SOLAS Regulations VI/2 on Verified Gross Mass of Containers
- Incident Investigation
- Circulars and Notices
- Recreation & Leisure
- Marina South Pier
- Leisure Boating
- Introduction to Pleasure Craft Licensing
- Application for A New Licence or Re-licensing
- Registration of Pleasure Craft
- Inspection of Craft
- Renewal of Craft Licence / Notification of Non-renewal
- Change of Particulars after Licensing
- Report of Loss, Accident or Cancellation
- Registration of Lien on Craft
- Additional requirements to carry more than 12 persons
- Information on Licensed Pleasure Craft in The Port
- For Seafarers
- IMO Matters
- Tariffs and Charges
- Charges for Marine Services
- Fees Payable by the Owner Agent or Master of a Harbour Craft
- Fees Payable by the Owner Agent or Master of a Pleasure Craft
- Fees Payable by Bunker Craft Operator / Supplier
- Charges for Vessel Inspection
- Maritime Welfare Fees
- General Charges
- Charges for Shipping Division
- Charges for Training Courses/Examinations
- Maritime Legislation of Singapore
- Attorney-General Chambers’ public website
- Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Act
- Merchant Shipping Act
- Maritime Labour Convention Act
- Prevention of Pollution of the Sea Act
- Merchant Shipping (Civil Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution) Act
- Merchant Shipping (Civil Liability and Compensation for Bunker Oil Pollution) Act 2008
- Port State Control
- Port Statistics
- Safety at Sea