Singapore to focus research on autonomous ships

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has renewed its memorandum of understanding with DNV GL to include autonomous systems and intelligent shipping.

  • MoU will promote research and development in autonomous ships, drones and data to enhance safety.
  • It will examine potential environmental gains to be made through energy saving infrastructure and processes in ports.
  • Research into LNG and leaderships forums to promote green shipping will also take place.
  • MoU extends current collaboration for another three years.

Image left to right: Remi Eriksen, DNV GL’s Group President and CEO, Dilek Ayhan, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of Transport, Singapore and Andrew Tan, Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

Read more about the collaboration at DNV GL’s website.


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