Singapore Nautilus

Summary of Publication

Singapore Nautilus is a quarterly corporate magazine produced by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. The publication features articles that cover topical local as well as international maritime issues and has a worldwide distribution which includes local and international members of the shipping / maritime community, port / marine personnel, government bodies, and academic institutions.

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Latest Issue
  • Issue 37

    This issue of Singapore Nautilus spotlights key developments within the bunkering industry. As the world's top bunkering port, Singapore has always taken the lead in improving standards within the industry. Since Jan 1, 2017, we became the first port to make the use of mass flow metering (MFM) systems mandatory for the delivery of marine fuel oil. Find out more in the main feature. In this issue, we also had the honour of speaking to Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), about his views on the industry and his vision for the IMO, as well as Ms Katy Ware, who is Director of Maritime Safety and Standards at the United Kingdom's Maritime and Coastguard Agency, and the Permanent Representative of the UK to the IMO. Read more in the Personality section.

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  • Staying Ahead of the Curve Find out how Singapore is taking concrete steps to reinforce its position as the world’s leading bunkering port amid a wave of change.

  • In Good Stead Find out how the Tripartite Engineering Training Award helps aspiring engineers like Mohd Reza Suhaidi prepare for a career in the maritime industry.

  • Powering Forward Find out why Chemoil, Singapore's No. 1 supplier of bunker fuel in 2015 and 2016, is optimistic about its future despite changes afoot in the bunkering industry.

  • Forward Together International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Kitack Lim shares with us the tasks and challenges ahead for the organisation and the shipping industry.

Past Issue
  • Issue 36 This issue of Singapore Nautilus focuses on the collaborative efforts between MPA and the local maritime industry as well as international maritime administrations, national safety councils and classification societies in strengthening safety at sea. Read about Singapore’s commitment to enhancing safety at sea, both locally and regionally, in this issue’s main feature. In line with this issue’s theme, the Port & Starboard and Technology sections look at how Singapore is investing in people and technology to complement its strategies to boost safety at sea. Read about the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme, which gives fresh polytechnic graduates an opportunity to deepen their skills while working, in the Port & Starboard section. The Technology section turns the spotlight on Singapore’s institutes of higher learning that are harnessing the potential of technology to reduce human error in maritime operations.

    • Spotlight on Safety at Sea The main feature takes stock of Singapore's efforts to enhance safety at sea through collaborations with industry partners as well as regional and international maritime authorities

    • Earn and Learn Find out how the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme for the maritime sector gives fresh graduates opportunities to deepen their skills while working

    • Small Outfit, Big Outreach Find out how asset-light BP Marine Fuels, manned by a core team of 10 that are assisted by a support cast, pulled off almost US$800 million in marine fuel sales in Singapore last year

    • Getting in Deep Who says diving is only a leisure sport? Commercial diver Yong Teck Ann talks about making his passion his career in this section

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