Maritime Public Leaders Programme (MPLP)


Held annually since 2011, the Maritime Public Leaders' Programme (MPLP) is a broad-based executive programme for senior officials in maritime administrations who are at least Director-level or equivalent. The programme covers a wide spectrum of topics ranging from port planning and management, shipping economics and maritime law to public leadership and governance.  Participants will also have opportunities to interact with prominent figures from the maritime industry as well as gain insights into Singapore’s maritime operations and broad planning strategies.

Indicative programme outline:

  • Shipping Economics
  • Public Leadership and Governance
  • Legal and Institutional Issues
  • Management Strategy and Planning
  • Port Performance Improvement and Development
  • Contemporary Issues of Ports and Shipping
  • Crisis Communications Management
  • Networking events and site visits

The 2019 MPLP brochure can be found here.

Programme Details
Who Should Attend Senior officials in maritime administrations of at least director level and above.
  • 5 Days
  • Held annually^

^ MPLP in 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.