Recent Submissions

  • Impacts of consolidation, merger and strategic alliances on liner shipping companies. 

    Chan, Ming Hui.; Tan, Hai Ying.; Tay, Demi Hui Xin.; Muhammad Afiq Bin Ruslan. 
    The dilemma of overcapacity of vessels, reduction in freight rates and poor financial returns over the past a few decades in the liner shipping industry has leads to a boost in the number of mergers and strategic alliances ...
  • Will the new development of Malaysia port affect Singapore shipping industry? 

    Wong, Yi Wei.; Tan, Rachel Rui Qi.; Wang, Xueyao.; Thiang, Erica.
    Singapore is one of the world s busiest ports and the number 1 transhipment hub worldwide which was resulted in the establishment in the identity of being a maritime hub. However, in recent years, Malaysian Government has ...
  • Challenges facing the marine salvage industry. 

    Ong, Hui Shan.; Tan, Ching Ling.; Sofea Aiman.; Saw, You Sheng.
    The salvage industry plays an important role in the maritime safety and environmental protection. Most of the time, accidents at sea are sometimes unavoidable due to human error or mother nature. In 2015, the International ...
  • The economic viability of ship scrapping and alternative options. 

    Chen, Yanan.; Tay, Willis Wei Wei.; Khoo, Nicholas Zhi Hsing.; Fang, Yili.; Chia, Steil Teck Chin.
    A ship will normally be scrapped only when it reaches the end of its operating life. However, this may not be so in the current time. With many regulations which will be imposed by 2020 and the plunging freight market due ...
  • The oil industry: the study of supply and demand of Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) 

    Tan, Jason Jun Wei.; Leong, Eileen Hui Wen.; Soh, Clarice Jia Xuan.; Nur Murfiqah Binti Zainal.; Elly Izzati Binte Jamaluddin.
    This report aims to study the oil industry, with the supply and demand of Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) as the main focus. We have given an introduction on the main types of OSV. The report covers different aspects of the ...
  • How to minimize risks and losses In current economy downturn for shipowners? 

    Lau, Michelle Hui Qin.; Ng, Zared Zheng Jie.; Sim, Keng Kiat.; Teoh, Meng Ju.
    Due to the Great Recession, worldwide shipping industry have been facing challenges which is not likely to be solved soon according to the 4 shipping cycle. In order to ensure sustainability of business during this ...
  • How can PSA Singapore regain market leader position for the next 10 years? 

    Yu, Qing Qing.; Angle Lone.; Tock, Sheena En Qi.; Ng, Paul Xin Kai.
    With the help of a favourable geographic location, Singapore has been the leading container port from 2005 to 2009. However, the tables turned in 2010 when Shanghai overtook Singapore as the busiest port in the world. We ...
  • Circumstances leading to the building of Kra Canal. 

    Loh, Mun Yi.; Soon, Pei Li.; Erwin Anaqi Bin Herman.; Noor Assyifa Binte Mohd Zaini.; Ari Kurniawan Bin Mohamed Musbah.
    This report is a continuation from the previous Kra Canal reports made in 2013 and 2014. The report aims to study the different circumstances that will be a factor in the building of Kra Canal in Thailand. It covers the ...
  • A study on the impact of digitalisation trend in Singapore's ship brokering industry. 

    Wang, Hong Liang.; Muhammad Zaydh Bin Mohamed Ghazzali.; Tan, Kwan Quan.; Lee, Zheng Yu.
    Two centuries of developments in communications technology has shaped the way information is relayed and optimised by the ship brokering industry to what it is today. From the limited communications of telegraph to the ...
  • A feasibility study on "Singapore's fate in relation to China's Belt and Road initiative" for the near future. 

    Mohammad Haziq Bin Mohammad Faizal.; Siti Musfirah Bte Jamal.; Ian Arokianathan.; Kee, Jaclyn Chun Ling.
    The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a policy envisioned by China s president Xi Jinping to recreate the Ancient Silk Road and connect countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe. The BRI would integrate these countries through ...
  • An analysis and forecast on capesize bulker and iron ore industry. 

    Amira Izzati Binte Razali.; Zhuang, Christal Lee Er.; Nur Raudhah Binte Abdul Rahim.; Tan, Yu Shu.; Tiwana Manamol.
    Our group has undertaken this topic as it is an unfamiliar industry consisting of competitive interplay in supply and extreme volatility in demand. Our aim is to provide an insight from past trends, current situations to ...
  • Threats to Singapore as a maritime hub. 

    Ang, Jack Rui Jie.; Cheng, Cheng.; Tan, Damien Xuan De.; Tan, Jasper.; Bu, Roderick Chin Hearn.
    This report highlights the research with regards to the threats to Singapore as a maritime hub with the solutions engaged to counter the threats highlighted. Marine Terrorism and Piracy have been an existing problem since ...
  • Promoting the Singapore maritime industry through education. 

    Low, Timothy Wei En.; Tan, Wilvin Wee Ee.; Khoo, Jordan Guan Quan.; Tay, Shannon.; Goh, Yun Shan.
    Despite being much younger compared to surrounding countries, Singapore as a maritime hub greatly exceeds all her neighbouring competition. This is due to Singapore s maritime workers valued expertise and high standards ...
  • The rise and fall of Hanjin shipping empire. 

    Ahmad Dinie.; Ang, Alicia Ting.; Aw, Shu Ying.; Bee, Man Jia.; Goh, Ching Wen.
    The purpose of this case study is to analyse the downfall of Hanjin Shipping Co. Limited (Hanjin) and understand how much they have impacted the shipping industry as well as brainstorming some learning points shipping ...
  • What is preventing ship owners from converting to LNG fuel engine. 

    Nurul Nabihah Bte Suharto.; Maisarah Bte Abdul Raof.; Lim, Chantal Sze Min.; Muhammad Huzairie Bin Abdul Rahim.
    The principal aim of this study is to determine the reasons behind the lack of conversion to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) despite its many benefits and advantages. LNG as ship fuel is capable of significantly reducing the ...
  • Collisions at sea - Singapore s perspective. 

    Choo, Gwendolyn Li Xin.; Goh, Samantha Rui Ping.; Ong, Ji Ting.; Shen, Zhong Xiao.
    Singapore s geographical position and a transhipment hub makes it a focal point for more than 400 shipping lines linking to 600 ports in 120 countries globally (Maritime and Port Authority [MPA] , n.d.). The establishment ...
  • Impacts of Spratly Islands dispute in shipping. 

    Jiao, Mengfei.; Fang, Jinlan.; Heng, Su Min.; Si, Tiong Han.; Tan, Jie Ying.; Wong, Hao Ying.
    Deliberating for many hours, we had chosen the topic of Spratly islands as the key focus of our project for a few defining reasons. It was ideal as this was a topic that was avoided due to its nature being an issue still ...
  • How can PSA Singapore regain top transhipment cargo global port position in the next 10 years? 

    Liu, Xiao Sa.; Pei, Nian Jia.; Ng, Phyllis Xiang Ting.; Wong, Briana Jia Hui.; Nur Maizurah Binte Ibrahim.
    The purpose of this report is to discuss on how PSA Singapore (PSA) can regain top transhipment cargo global port position in the next 10 years. Many neighbouring ports have started upgrading their port facilities to attract ...
  • Automation assisted accidents. 

    Lee, Joshua.; Ahmad Firdaus Bin Mohamed Ali.; Tang, Marcus Zhi Yun.; Lee, Minseok.; Ho, Anton Jia Bao.; Nurul Ain Binte Amran.
    Human factors have always been one of the causes for maritime accidents and automation errors. However, unlike other causes human factors cannot be eliminated as the human body is bound to make mistakes and the data will ...
  • Sustainability of mega vessels in the maritime industry. 

    Loh, Shi Min.; Murfiqah Syahirah Binte Jalavddin.; Poh, Jia Heng.; Siah, Derick Cheong Yong.; Tan, Trisha Li Ting.
    With the initiation of containerisation by Malcom McLean in 1956, the concept of transporting cargoes in a container became widely regarded and popular all around the globe (Cudahy, 2006). As a result, the world has bore ...

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