Applying for Berthing of Vessels with Bulk Liquid Cargo

Application has to be submitted for tankers and conventional vessels carrying bulk liquid cargo for approval to berth at approved conventional wharves.

Owners, masters or agents of tankers and conventional vessels carrying bulk liquid cargo must submit an application via the MPA Marinet system to obtain approval to berth at approved conventional wharves (Jurong Port, Marina South Wharves or Sembawang wharves)

From 1st April 2019, MPA has introduced an online electronic submission system to replace the current manual application process via email.  Applicants are required to do their submissions online via the MPA Marinet System using their MPA Marinet account.

Below is a brief outline and requirements of the e-application process.

• Select [Application for Berthing at Approved Conventional Wharves] under e-Approval after logging into the MPA Marinet System.

• Applicant will be required to provide all the necessary details as required in the online application.

• Upon successful application, the applicant will be notified through the contact details that were provided.

• The applicant will receive notification of the status of their application once it is processed.


Urgent Applications Outside Of Office Hours

Applicants are advised to submit the online application 3 days in advance for approval prior to the berthing date. In case of emergency, the duty officer can be contacted via the below contact.

MPA Marine Safety Control Centre (MSCC): Tel 6325 2488


For further enquiries, you may contact the duty officer at Tel 6325 2421 (Monday to Friday 0800 – 1730 hours).

Alternatively, you can send an email to