MPA Surveyors Embark on Cutting-Edge Program

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On May 17, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced that it had just established a Surveyor Attachment Programme in collaboration with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), as reported by Manifold Times.

Latest technologies and methodologies

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has initiated a program to enhance the skills and knowledge of its surveyors by equipping them with the latest technologies and methodologies in collaboration with ABS (American Bureau of Shipping). The program focuses on remote surveys, methanol fuel vessel surveys, and gas carrier surveys. MPA surveyors will engage in ABS remote surveys and audits, and receive training on technologies such as batteries, methanol, ammonia, and biofuel modelling and simulation. They will also be trained in advanced simulation and modelling technologies for evaluating ship performance and carbon efficiency. The agreement was signed by MPA Director (Shipping) Mr Cheah Aun Aun, ABS Regional Director of Operations Mr Johnny M. Garrett Jr., and witnessed by ABS Senior Vice President of Operations Mr Arinjit Roy.

 

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Source: Manifold Times