SMI Launches Newly Enhanced Website

As part of Singapore Maritime Institute’s (SMI) continuous outreach efforts towards the maritime and offshore community, SMI is enhancing its corporate website ( with an improved layout and new features.

Starting from 22nd June 2015, users can look forward to an enhanced user experience that enables better ease of access to the latest SMI initiatives and updates. Some of the highlights of the newly enhanced website include:


Understanding how busy professionals will be constantly on the move, the SMI website will be featuring a responsive design that caters for a range of mobile devices. Regardless of devices, the latest updates from SMI will be accessible to users through mobile phones, tablets and hybrid laptops.


Identifying relevant academic knowledge experts and researchers in Singapore for maritime & offshore research collaboration is now possible on the SMI website. Interested parties, including overseas research institutions and the industry, are able to browse and search the directory of maritime & offshore R&D projects and researchers supported by SMI.


SMI Horizon introduces a series of commentaries, interviews, and analysis by distinguished academic and industry thought leaders and knowledge experts from the maritime and offshore community. Set to look beyond the horizon, one can expect insightful opinions and perspectives towards future trends, challenges and opportunities within strategic research & technology themes.


Commonly used Grant documents for projects supported by SMI are now available for download on the SMI website. Progressively, more documents will also be made available for ease of reference and project management.

SMI also welcomes users to share their feedback and comments on SMI’s new website for SMI to continuously improve its website platform and services.

About the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI)

The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) is a joint effort by the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). Established in Jan 2011, the mission of the SMI is to make a difference through developing strategies and programmes related to the academic, policy and R&D aspects of the maritime industry. Key focus areas of the SMI include sectors such as port, shipping, maritime services, offshore and marine engineering, subsea and downhole.

The SMI charts the maritime and offshore research strategy together with the various maritime institutes at the local IHLs. Working together with knowledge partners to attract renowned academia and researchers, the grooming of the next generation local maritime talent are critical components towards a sustainable R&D ecosystem in Singapore. SMI will also promote greater industry-academia R&D collaborations to be undertaken in Singapore.

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For details & clarification, please contact:

Jason Lin (Mr)
Singapore Maritime Institute
DID: (65) 6270-2824
Fax: (65) 6270-2885