Port Of Singapore to Establish World’s First On-Site, Maritime Additive Manufacturing Center

Published by , October 19, 2018 1:25 pm

(TheMediTelegraph) Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority has signed two memoranda of understanding for the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime sector. The agreements announce the world’s first on-site additive manufacturing production facility for port applications. The first MOA is with PSA Corporation Limited (PSA), the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) and 3D MetalForge Pte Ltd (3D MetalForge) to establish the world’s first on-site AM production facility for port applications
The AM rapid production facility will be strategically located at Pasir Panjang Terminal, where PSA is testing port technologies for current and future terminals. It will feature state-of-the-art printers capable of producing AM parts for port equipment. The facility will also use a specialised maritime digital cloud supported by Blockchain technology for more secure file transfers.

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