Ship crews examining in at Marina South Pier and West Coast Pier to board their vessels have been utilizing self-assistance kiosks due to the fact the get started of this thirty day period, cutting down queueing time and bodily interactions throughout the pandemic.
Ship components this kind of as motor components and fuel nozzles are also remaining 3D-printed domestically and examined on Singapore-registered vessels from tug boats to huge container ships.
These are between the 11 joint business assignments worthy of $1.625 million awarded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) beneath the Maritime Innovation and Engineering Fund. They are intended to push digitalisation and the adoption of 3D printing in the maritime sector.
Talking at the Wise Port Problem 2020 finals yesterday, Senior Minister of Point out for Transportation and Overseas Affairs Chee Hong Tat said innovation is important in tackling disruption, digitalisation and decarbonisation.