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Singapore Maritime Discoveries

Singapore Maritime Discoveries
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was established on 2 February 1996, with the mission to develop Singapore as a global hub port and international maritime centre, and to advance and safeguard Singapore’s strategic maritime interests. MPA’s Community Engagement & Partnerships Department focuses on cultivating Singaporeans’ love and passion for all things maritime. Our wide array of educational programmes and events offer an interesting perspective and allow you to go beyond the ordinary to understand the Singapore Maritime Story in a deeper and more meaningful way. We aim to nurture public awareness and increase participants’ interest and involvement. 

The Singapore Maritime Discoveries are classified into 3 different themes as follows: 

Maritime Origins: Our Heritage & Legacy

Maritime Now: A Global Hub Port & International Maritime Centre)

Maritime Tomorrow: Navigating a Greener Future

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OUR MARITIME DISCOVERIES

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SITE OF INTEREST

SINGAPORE MARITIME GALLERY

The Singapore Maritime Gallery is where our maritime past, present and future converge. Explore Singapore’s rich maritime heritage, discover the vital link between the maritime industry and our daily lives, and witness how Singapore continues to thrive as a global hub port and international maritime center. Hear about new technologies propelling Singapore to world- class status, ensuring future readiness while still keeping a keen eye on our impact on the environment. Join us on the Singapore Maritime Gallery tour for a comprehensive overview of Maritime Singapore.

THEME

  • Maritime Origins, Maritime Now, Maritime Tomorrow

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Maritime Origins:

(Our Heritage & Legacy)

Rediscover the roots of Singapore’s maritime history as you explore historical landmarks, ancient trade routes, and the fascinating stories of seafarers traders, and exploreres who shaped the Island’s destiny

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Maritime Now: 

A Global Hub Port & International Maritime Centre)

Explore Singapore’s vibrant and dynamic maritime industry experiencing firsthand and bustling port operations, technological advancements, and comprehensive services that make it a global hub port and international

maritime centre.

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Maritime Tomorrow: 

(Navigating a Greener Future)

Sail into the future of maritime sustainability as you explore eco-friendly initiatives, innovative technologies, and the commitment to preserving marine biodiversity.

RAFFLES LIGHTHOUSE TOUR

Set sail on a journey of discovery with our ‘Raffles Lighthouse Tour.’ Cruise through the bustling Singapore Straits, where towering ships navigate our waters, showcasing the heart of our maritime industry. As you approach the horizon, you’ll discover the enchanting Raffles Lighthouse, an iconic beacon with a rich history. Step ashore to explore its historic interior and visit the Raffles Lighthouse Heritage Gallery. Join us for an immersive maritime journey, where the past meets the present against the breathtaking backdrop of the open sea!

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THEME

  • Maritime Now

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SITE OF INTEREST
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Maritime Now: 

A Global Hub Port & International Maritime Centre)

Explore Singapore’s vibrant and dynamic maritime industry experiencing firsthand and bustling port operations, technological advancements, and comprehensive services that make it a global hub port and international

maritime centre.

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MARITIME HERITAGE TRAIL
(HER)

Step into the past on our ‘Maritime Heritage Trail’ and uncover the secrets of Singapore’s early maritime history. Strolling through the historic Fort Canning, Singapore River, and exploring iconic landmarks like the Fullerton Hotel and Clifford Pier, you will be transported to a time when seafarers, traders, and explorers shaped our island’s destiny. Join us for an immersive journey into our maritime legacy, where tales of adventure and trade come to life with each step!

D E T A I L S

» Duration: 2.5 hours

» Format: Walking Tour

» Language: English

» Start/End: SMU School of Accountancy/Clifford Pier

» Tour Capacity: Max 40 pax per tour

SITE OF INTEREST

Fort Canning Archaeological Site

 

 

Maritime Corner @ Fort Canning

 

 

Singapore River

 

 

Fullerton Hotel

 

 

Waterboat House

 

 

Clifford Pier

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Maritime Origins:

(Our Heritage & Legacy)

Rediscover the roots of Singapore’s maritime history as you explore historical landmarks, ancient trade routes, and the fascinating stories of seafarers traders, and exploreres who shaped the Island’s destiny

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MARITIME EVOLUTION TRAIL
(EVO)

Embark on a captivating journey of transformation with our ‘Maritime Evolution Trail’. Discover the progress of Singapore’s modern maritime industry as you travel from Labrador Park to Brani Terminal. Along the way, explore the dynamic Keppel Harbour, the strategic St James Power Station and hear stories of how we have built our port infrastructure. This is an opportunity to reflect on the dedication of the maritime community, appreciate our remarkable achievements, and celebrate the inspiring story of Maritime Singapore.

D E T A I L S

» Duration: 2.5 hours

» Format: Walking Tour with bus

» Language: English

» Start/End: Harbourfront Centre / St James Power Station

» Tour Capacity: Max 40 pax per tour

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Maritime Now: 

A Global Hub Port & International Maritime Centre)

Explore Singapore’s vibrant and dynamic maritime industry experiencing firsthand and bustling port operations, technological advancements, and comprehensive services that make it a global hub port and international

maritime centre.

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SITE OF INTEREST

Labrador Park

 

 

Keppel Harbour

 

 

Bukit Chermin Boardwalk

 

 

St James Power Station

 

 

Tanjong Pagar Terminal

 

 

Marina South Pier

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SEA EXPLORATION TOUR
(SEA)

Experience the vibrant heart of one of the world’s busiest waterways as you venture out into the open waters of the Singapore Straits. Spot the diverse array of ships, observe the activities happening in the harbour and discover interesting offshore islands that are closely connected to this trade. Get close to Pasir Panjang Container Terminal and understand how the sea facilitates your daily needs. Amid all our ongoing maritime progress, you will also learn how we are committed to protecting our marine biodiversity. This will be an unforgettable voyage connecting industry, innovation, and environmental stewardship for a brighter and greener maritime future.

D E T A I L S

» Duration: 3.0 hours + 1.0 hour (optional)

» Format: Ferry Tour (+ optional SMG tour)

» Language: English

» Start/End: Singapore Maritime Gallery/Marina South Pier

» Tour Capacity: Max 80 pax per tour

SITE OF INTEREST

Singapore Maritime Gallery

 

 

Marina South Pier

 

 

Southern Islands / Pulau

Sebarok / Pulau Semakau /

Bukom

 

Western Petroleum

Anchorage / Jurong Island

 

 

Pasir Panjang Container

Terminal

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Maritime Tomorrow: 

(Navigating a Greener Future)

Sail into the future of maritime sustainability as you explore eco-friendly initiatives, innovative technologies, and the commitment to preserving marine biodiversity.

MARITIME DISCOVERY EXPEDITION (EXP)

Get started on a dynamic journey of exploration with our ‘Maritime Discovery Expeditions.’ Tailored to your preferences, this customizable experience offers an exclusive look into Singapore’s cutting-edge maritime industry. Dive into innovation centres, visit shipyards, explore bustling port terminals, and meet industry leaders. Witness firsthand the present and future of maritime excellence. Whether you’re a corporate group, student, or maritime enthusiast, join us for an unforgettable expedition where you chart the course to discover Singapore’s maritime potential and possibilities.

 

D E T A I L S

» Duration: From 3.0 hours onwards

» Format: Bus Tour

» Language: English

» Start/End: TBC

» Tour Capacity: Max 25 pax per tour

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Maritime Tomorrow: 

(Navigating a Greener Future)

Sail into the future of maritime sustainability as you explore eco-friendly initiatives, innovative technologies, and the commitment to preserving marine biodiversity.

SITE OF INTEREST

Port Operations and Control Centre (POCC)

 

 

PSA Innovation Centre

 

 

PSA Horizon

 

 

Pier 71 Incubator

 

 

Maritime Centres of Excellences & Associations

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SINGAPORE MARITIME GALLERY

The Singapore Maritime Gallery is where our maritime past, present and future converge. Explore Singapore’s rich maritime heritage, discover the vital link between the maritime industry and our daily lives, and witness how Singapore continues to thrive as a global hub port and international maritime center. Hear about new technologies propelling Singapore to world- class status, ensuring future readiness while still keeping a keen eye on our impact on the environment. Join us on the Singapore Maritime Gallery tour for a comprehensive overview of Maritime Singapore.

D E T A I L S

» Duration: 1.0 hours

» Format: Indoor Gallery Tour

» Language: English

» Start/End: Singapore Maritime Gallery

» Tour Capacity: Max 30 pax per tour

SITE OF INTEREST

The Future is Now

  • Introduction

  • Maritime Traveller

 

The Future is Here

  • Singapore Registry of Ships +Ship Models

  • Our Lives Contained

  • Maritime Discoveries

  • Challenges and Opportunities

  • Overview of Tuas Port

  • Sustainability

The Future is Us

  • People of Maritime

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Maritime Origins:

(Our Heritage & Legacy)

Rediscover the roots of Singapore’s maritime history as you explore historical landmarks, ancient trade routes, and the fascinating stories of seafarers traders, and exploreres who shaped the Island’s destiny

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Maritime Now: 

A Global Hub Port & International Maritime Centre)

Explore Singapore’s vibrant and dynamic maritime industry experiencing firsthand and bustling port operations, technological advancements, and comprehensive services that make it a global hub port and international

maritime centre.

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Maritime Tomorrow: 

(Navigating a Greener Future)

Sail into the future of maritime sustainability as you explore eco-friendly initiatives, innovative technologies, and the commitment to preserving marine biodiversity.

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