Singapore’s senior minister of state (SMS) Lam Pin Min for the Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health launched the sea transport sea transport industry transformation map (ITM) on 12 January.
Developed by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) in partnership with the industry, unions and other government agencies, the ITM builds on MPA’s strategic long term plans to develop Singapore’s next-generation port and strengthen its International Maritime Centre (IMC).
Tripartite partnership key to industry transformation
Aiming to grow the sector’s real value-add by $4.5 billion and create more than 5,000 jobs by 2025, most of these jobs will be PMETS vacancies in the maritime sector.
On that note, Minister Lam said: “The strategies and targets set out in the ITM are undoubtedly ambitious.”
“But with the partnership of the industry, the unions and government agencies such as SkillsFuture Singapore and Workforce Singapore, I am confident that we can reach these new heights together.”
Meanwhile, the launch also saw the signing of give MOUs between MPA and tripartite partners in areas ranging from growing maritime startups to developing electronic bills of lading.
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