As the anchor of our nation, MPA has been a symbol of stability for the maritime industry and economy through waves of changes in the last 25 years.
The organization is steadfastly driving the growth of one of the busiest ports in the world. As a global port of call, SIngapore has links to more than 600 ports in over 120 countries. MPA will continue to lead its evolution.
The country's premier International Maritime Centre complements the port, by providing ancillary services like shipping finance and maritime insurance and attracting the industry's top players.
Promoting and developing Singapore as a global port of call and an International Maritime Centre - this is part of MPA's vision to be a leading maritime agency driving Singapore's global maritime aspirations.
Lighthouses are key to ensuring safety in port waters, which is especially important in Singapore, the world's busiest transshipment hub. There are seven lighthouses that have played a pivotal part in anchoring the Republic's maritime success since its time as a British colony — each with its own story to tell. Learn more about them here.
From a small trading post to an entrepot port, Singapore has evolved through the years to become a premier Global Hub Port and a leading International Maritime Centre. Explore the Singapore Maritime Gallery in a 360-degree virtual tour to learn about the Maritime Singapore story and experience our rich maritime heritage.
MPA’s Port Operations Control Centres (POCCs) function as the nerve centre of maritime operations in Singapore, handling more than 1,000 vessel movements daily. Take a virtual tour around the POCC and see what goes behind the scenes in making sure the Port of Singapore is safe and efficient.