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2 October 2017

NTU to collaborate with Dutch body on self-driving vehicle research

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SINGAPORE – The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have agreed to collaborate on research on autonomous vehicles (AV).

 

A research collaboration agreement was signed on Thursday (Sept 28) between TNO and the Centre of Excellence for Testing and Research of Autonomous Vehicles – NTU (Cetran).

 

The collaboration aims to accelerate the safe introduction of autonomous vehicles in Singapore and the Netherlands, a TNO spokesman said in a media release on Thursday.

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5 September 2017

TNO opens new office at Science Park

Screen Shot 2017-09-05 at 11.36.08 AMIn 2013 TNO opened its Singapore office as a regional hub for South East Asia. During the last couple of years, they managed to strengthen and deepen their position in Singapore. They are now opening their new TNO Singapore office at Science Park, Ascent, 2 Science Park Drive. 

 

28 August 2017

Ministry of Manpower and International SOS have developed a Singapore Declaration on Work-Related Travel Safety, Health and Security 

iSOSSingapore Ministry of Manpower together with International Labour Organisation and International Social Security Association will be hosting the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017.

Supported by the Ministry of Manpower, International SOS has developed a Singapore Declaration on Work-Related Travel Safety, Health and Security in conjunction with this Congress.

The declaration has been reviewed by 5 legal firms and approved by the Work Safety & Health Council. The declaration is non-binding but provides a ground-breaking step in safeguarding the health, security and well-being of the mobile workforce. 

14 August 2017

Steder steps up Asian presence

StederAugust 9 – The Steder Group has established a local presence in the South East Asian market with the opening of Steder Singapore.

 

The Steder Group says the opening is “a natural expansion” of its existing office network, and considers Singapore, as South East Asia’s maritime and logistics epicentre, to be the logical choice as its base of operation.

 

Dirk Ghys, who has over 30 years of experience in the maritime and logistics industries, will manage and coordinate Steder’s Asian activities.

Steder Singapore will initially focus on port services, including port agency and ship’s spares logistics, chartering and brokerage activities, and project logistics.

The group will actively promote its heavy cargo logistics capabilities in East Africa for businesses and cargo originating from South East Asia (and the Far East) through its existing operation in Djibouti. Additional services will be added at a later stage.

 

More information on Steder Group, use this link.