The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) is a joint effort by the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).

Established in April 2011, the SMI develops strategies and programmes to achieve its mission with key focus areas in sectors such as port, shipping and maritime services. The SMI charts the maritime research strategy and promotes greater industry-academia R&D collaborations to be undertaken in Singapore.

PIER71, ‘Port Innovation Ecosystem Reimagined at BLOCK71’ is here to re-imagine innovation in the maritime industry. We create programmes to attract, build and accelerate start-ups, identify innovation opportunities within organisations as well as platforms to fuel exchange of knowledge. Opportunities are best uncovered and potential realised when people are put together.

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) is an international membership body and learned society bringing together marine engineers, scientists and technologists and supporting them through every stage of their career. The largest marine organisation of its kind, it spans 128 countries and works to promote the scientific development of marine disciplines, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide.

Membership provides the opportunity to gain professional registration, such as Technician, Incorporated, Registered or Chartered status.

The IMarEST is an NGO with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), observer status at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, International Hydrographic Organization, the London Convention/London Protocol (LC/LP) and the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) and it has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).

Innovation Norway is the Norwegian government’s most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. We aim to assist Norwegian businesses grow and find new markets.

Innovation Norway provides competence, advisory, promotional and network services. We support companies in developing their competitive advantage and to enhance innovation.  One of Innovation Norway’s roles is to increase international focus and activities among Norwegian businesses.

We are represented in more than 25 countries worldwide and in all Norwegian counties and are closely affiliated with the Norwegian embassies and consulates.

IPCSA is the international association of sea and air port community operators, sea and air port authorities and single window operators that is recognised across the globe for providing advice and guidance on the electronic exchange of information across borders and throughout the whole supply chain.

The association members handle the electronic exchange of information for Business to Business, Government to Business and Government to Government processes and facilitate the smooth cross-border movement of goods.

IPCSA focuses on supporting and facilitating systems and innovations for Port Community System  and Single Windows  and users, promoting the use of international data standards in sea and air ports, at border crossings. IPCSA is a recognised NGO with consultative status at UNECOSOC and IMO.

In 2020 IPCSA launched it’s Network of Trusted Networks which is a global governance platform enabling the secure and encrypted exchange of information between PCS, SW and other electronic exchange platforms.  The Network of Trusted Networks is a not for profit and neutral platform with a low entry cost for platforms and their users.

The PROTECT Group, part of the IPCSA family,  develops and supports the electronic reporting required by authorities for vessels entering or leaving a port or port area.  It maintains and develops EDI through the PROTECT Guide.

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ISES is essentially a non-profit enterprise that exists to co-ordinate and market the international activities of its member companies. As a group, the objective of ISES is to unite an independent, high quality worldwide network of members to provide electrical, mechanical, electronic and specialised services to the marine industry.

Member companies benefit from being part of a global network which enables them to extend their services worldwide and share technical knowledge and co-operation with other members. The ISES Marine Service Guide is produced annually and mailed to over 5,000 ship owners and managers, thus raising members’ profiles by listing their full details, locations and capabilities to potential customers. Through global networking members are able to discuss issues, share information and help resolve problems.

The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), led by NTUitive, was launched in October 2015 to address the challenges, and accelerate Singapore’s industrial adoption of additive manufacturing. It identifies and nurtures promising AM technologies and start-ups, jumpstarts public-private cross-collaborations, acting as a connector between industry, research performers and public agencies. NAMIC also assists companies seeking to lower the barriers towards AM adoption through joint project funding and leveraging on its investor networks.

The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is a specialist arbitration institution which provides a neutral, cost-effective and flexible framework for maritime and international trade arbitrations that is responsive to the needs of industry users. Its global and regional members hail from all sectors of maritime, trade and arbitration communities. SCMA attracts disputants in the region by providing tailored solutions to suit the region’s interests.

The Secretariat helms the promotion and development of SCMA across the region. The Secretariat also leads educational and training symposiums to foster thought leadership and encourage pragmatic solutions for maritime and trade businesses. The Registrar and Assistant Registrar provide on-demand administrative support to disputants and tribunals.


Established since 1973, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) envisions representing Singapore logistics with a mission to promote professionalism and excellence of the logistics industry.

As a trade association and strong fraternity advocate, its membership of more than 610 business entities offers a diverse scope of logistics and logistics ancillary support services. SLA fulfills its objects in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies, academia, trade associations, business partners, government agencies, international organisations and professionals.

SLA contributes to logistics capability building through its training arm, The Logistics Academy, a registered Private Education Institute that offers quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.

Singapore Polytechnic’s Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) offers diploma courses in Marine Engineering, Maritime Business and Nautical Studies as well as a comprehensive range of professional courses such as the CoC and STCW courses for deck and engineering officers. SMA remains at the forefront of Maritime Education and Training through three key thrusts; leveraging on Education Technology, building Staff Capability and strengthening Industry Engagement.

SMA grooms work-ready, life-ready and world-ready individuals to form a caring community of inspired learners committed to serve with mastery. SMA has a team of experienced and dedicated staff, and is supported by sophisticated facilities including a fully-integrated maritime simulation centre and a waterfront training facility. SMA actively reaches out to youths to promote Singapore’s vibrant maritime industry and has groomed many professionals and industry leaders for more than 60 years.

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) represents a wide spectrum of shipping companies and other businesses allied to the shipping industry. It is a national trade association formed in 1985 to serve and promote the interests of its members and to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore as an International Maritime Centre. SSA is a trusted advisor and partner in the local and international shipping community and collaborates with relevant maritime stakeholders to protect the marine environment as well as promote freedom and safety at sea. Despite being a not-for-profit organisation SSA, on behalf of its members, strives to give back generously to the community through Corporate Social Responsibilities activities.

The Nautical Institute is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Our aim is to represent seafarers’ and practical maritime professionals’ views at the highest level.

As a representative body, the Institute fulfils its role in many different ways. Membership by proven qualifications and experience helps to set standards. The technical committees ensure that professional opinion and advice is fed back to the industry’s decision making bodies.

Zero Emissions Ship Technologies are ready today. Zero Emissions Ships are possible today.

The Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association is a platform for clean technology providers and projects to speak with a united voice, creating awareness of and familiarity with the technology and design features required to transition the world fleet to zero emissions.

The mission of ZESTAs is to promote the interests of the Zero Emissions Ship Technology Industry by:

  • Informing industry about available zero emissions technologies
  • Influencing regulators and policymakers at national and international levels to introduce legislation that necessitates the uptake of ZEST
  • Creating a platform for ZEST providers to collaborate on projects.
  • Preventing catastrophic climate impacts by compelling commercial shipping to reduce emissions on a steep trajectory in line with 1.5 degrees

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The Asia Pacific Security Magazine is published bi-monthly with a strong support for industry exhibition and conference events within the Asia Pacific region. It is available online to read by all and distributed to leading industry decision makers and a subscriber database.

The Australian Security Magazine is the country’s leading government and corporate security magazine. Printed bi-monthly, the magazine is distributed at leading industry conferences, and to many of the biggest decision makers in the security industry and sold in selected stores. It is a highly respected and sought after publication, incorporating investigative journalism, provoking editorial and up-to-date news, trends and events for all Australasian security professionals.

Marine BizTV is the World’s first 24 hr free to air Global Maritime Satellite Channel dedicated to the maritime related industry. We have complete telecast over Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe. Marine BizTV does online distribution with parallel streaming through WebTV We have the largest global database related to all segments of the maritime sector and therefore a worldwide reach for any maritime related information, activity, event, program, advertising & product launches.

With a focus on the maritime industry throughout Asia, Maritime Fairtrade believes education and awareness empower individuals to trigger change and positively influence industries.As we broadcast news daily, we seek to make businesses more successful, employees more productive and industries more ethical and transparent.  We stand united against corruption.

Maritime Fairtrade serves as a platform for collaboration in support of ethical business practice and transparency to benefit society.We author editorials and stories to bring awareness to key issues and to empower our readers to make educated decisions.

Relevant industry information. Timely updates. Expert analysis – all on Singapore’s first local bunker publication Manifold Times. It’s not only about marine fuel; it’s also about us supporting the sector’s transition towards a knowledge-based economy though our collaborations with key partners and an unwavering desire to inform.

Our proximity to the Asia market, combined with the established network of an experienced editorial team, form a strong foundation offering readers unparalleled insights to the world’s key bunkering hub and beyond – it is also through these strengths where we aim to be the most read industry-leading bunker publication from Asia.

PETROFINDER is the leading young company which is providing the most advanced online platform for real time trading and auction solutions for international oil and gas industries and major physical markets. Our services include:

1. B-to-B Online Trading Platform in Energy Sector
2. Trading & Brokerage, Marketing and Consulting Services
3. Online P.R., Advertising and Global Recruitment Services

For more information about PETROFINDER, please visit our website or contact

IAA PortNews is the leading provider of maritime news in Russia covering both domestic and international markets. On-line news and analytical materials related to port services, sea and river transport, shipping and shipbuilding placed at the agency’s portal are available on open access. Special attention is paid to oil and fuel markets. The audience of the portal’s Russian and English pages numbers about 8,000 regular readers.

SAFETY4SEA is committed to fostering safer, smarter & greener shipping using a portal, monthly paper magazine & quarterly editions, video & social media, conference and awards communicating news, insight and best practices across shipping.

Ship & Bunker is the world’s most read publication focused on the marine fuel markets, providing comprehensive daily industry news, in-depth features and analysis, and global bunker price indications. Visit today to learn more.

Periodical publication which covers issues of Ukrainian and Worldwide shipping, shipbuilding, logistics, sea and river ports activities.

The magazine has been published since 1993. Its readership includes transport business top managers, representatives of the maritime companies, sea authorities and transport department’s leaders. The «Shipping» is distributed among sea business professional figures of Black Sea region countries, Baltic, Caspian and other regions, and also at international transport forums in Europe and Asia.

«Shipping» magazine is an open international platform for companies’ positioning and making new business relations. It’s the best choice in information sphere of today’s sea industry.

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Supply Chain Asia is a not-for-profit professional body that aims to bring professionals from within the logistics and supply chain industry together to share knowledge, learn from one another and create opportunities for collaborations. The three main focus of SCA is connecting people from various sectors of the industry, encouraging communication amongst professionals and creating opportunities for collaborations. The four main pillars of the organisations are memberships, events, academy and publication.

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

Xinde Marine News is one of the leading marine news providers in China with over 140,000 readers and subscribers. As an independent online media with the mission to provide independent, credible, critical and topical information, analysis, opinions and advisories to Chinese maritime community with a clear focus on “Markets, Vessels, Ports, Shipyards, Authorities, Companies and Seafarers”.

Media & Association Partnership Opportunities

If you are interested in exploring avenues for supporting this conference as a Media or Association Partner, please contact:

Tang Pei Ying
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