MPA, IACS to collaborate on maritime digitalisation, decarbonisation initiatives
The parties will focus on four key areas.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to collaborate on various maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation initiatives.
Under the LOI, both parties will consider developing technical standards and unified requirements to ensure the safe implementation of new maritime solutions.
The LOI will focus on the following areas: smart and autonomous ships, digitalisation and cybersecurity, marine electrification, and the use of zero- and low-carbon fuels onboard vessels.
Both parties will also exchange information and knowledge on industry challenges and opportunities, standards, practices and new technologies.