Singapore has provided technical assistance to other developing countries since the 1960s. As a country whose only resource is its people, Singapore believes that human resource development is vital for economic and social progress. Singapore itself has benefited from training provided by other countries and international organisations.
The upcoming course will provide participants with an understanding of how the port of Singapore continues to play a significant role in Singapore’s economic development. It will also provide participants with good insights into Singapore’s experience in strategic planning for ports and how innovative policies coupled with Singapore’s geographical location was critical in ensuring Singapore’s long term maritime competitiveness.