DNV and Singapore’s MPA increase decarbonisation and digital alliance

DNV has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) for the renewal of their cooperation on maritime decarbonisation and digital innovation.

Below the three-year MoU, the duo will concentrate on decarbonisation, digitalisation and expertise growth for sustainable and good maritime ecosystems.

The entities will work collectively to catalyse joint business tasks on the pathway to web zero whereas utilizing digitalisation as a key enabler for vitality effectivity.

They can even research tasks to boost the adoption of distant survey inspection and audit by way of know-how, in addition to the standardisation of vessel operational information and alignment on cyber and good notations.

Moreover, the partnership will construct a future-ready expertise pipeline for the maritime sector by way of internships and arrange an trade programme with varied entities in Singapore to create a maritime analysis expertise pool.

The most recent settlement is predicated on a 2019 extension of an MOU initially drafted in 2014, which centered on essential rising tendencies throughout the maritime business.

These tendencies embrace autonomous delivery, low and zero-carbon fuels, inexperienced know-how for ships, and new maritime enterprise and operation fashions utilizing additive manufacturing for ship spares.

DNV maritime South East Asia, Pacific and India regional supervisor Cristina Saenz de Santa Mariam mentioned: “Decarbonisation and digitalisation are the 2 most vital tendencies shaping the maritime business immediately.

“Our persevering with collaboration, cemented by immediately’s MOU extension, signifies DNV’s dedication to drive ever ahead with MPA Singapore and ship key decarbonisation and digital transformation milestones throughout the business.”

This September, DNV signed an MoU with the Singapore Institute of Expertise (SIT) to work on carbon-neutral initiatives for maritime decarbonisation and digitalisation.

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