New maritime facility to train workers in handling of clean marine fuels

15 Apr 2024

Transport Minister Mr Chee Hong Tat announced that a new maritime energy training facility will be set up in Singapore progressively by 2026 to equip maritime workers with skills to handle clean marine fuels. The facility is a tie-up between the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and 22 partners – including major marine engine manufacturers, trade associations, unions and institutes of higher learning. Features include the integrated engine room and bridge simulator by the Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) at SP for crew resource management training, gas and fire safety training facilities at Poly Marina operated at SMA, and augmented reality-enabled scenario-based training developed by SP’s Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS). Article featured SP Diploma in Nautical Studies alumna Gwen Neo, a third officer at British energy giant BP, who is among the seafarers who may benefit from the new training facility. Similar news reported in Channel News Asia, where Director of SMA, Captain Chatur Wahyu shared that the facility will create new job opportunities, both at sea and on shore. Similar news reported in The Business TimesBerita HarianCapital95.8Oli96.8fm, and Warna94.2fm

[The Straits Times]

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