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Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan

last updated 16 April 2019

The Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan (IDP) works as a guide for local SMEs in the Sea Transport industry to digitalise their businesses, plug skills gaps and participate in industry pilot projects.

SMEs in the Sea Transport industry can tap on pre-approved solutions to streamline business processes, enhance productivity and efficiency, as well as connect with the ecosystem for integrated insights that can maximise business value and improve profits. The Sea Transport IDP is a step-by-step guide on the digital solutions that SMEs can use at each stage of their growth.

The Sea Transport IDP, aligned to the Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map launched in 2018, is part of the SMEs Go Digital Programme.

SMEs Go Digital

*Includes training under Skills-Future Series and Skills Framework.

The Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan is developed for local SMEs in the following sub-sectors within the Sea Transport industry, including:

  • Harbour Craft
  • Ship Agency

SMEs can refer to the Digital Roadmap of the Industry Digital Plan, as a guide to assess their digital readiness as well as identify opportunities for going digital and training programmes to raise employees' digital skills.


Download

Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan for Harbour Craft sub-sector (File size: 3.40MB)

Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan for Ship Agency sub-sector (File size: 3.17MB)

Singapore Maritime Week Media Release (File size: 0.18MB)

Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan Fact Sheet (File size: 0.54MB)

SMEs Self-Assessment Checklist for Sea Transport industry (Harbour Craft) (best viewed in Microsoft Excel)

SMEs Self-Assessment Checklist for Sea Transport industry (Ship Agency) (best viewed in Microsoft Excel)

Basic Advisory
SMEs that wish to have a more comprehensive review of their business can approach the SME Centre business advisors for free business diagnosis and advisory on digital solutions relevant to their operations.


Specialist Consultancy
SMEs that require specialist consultancy on more advanced digital solutions will be referred by the SME Centre business advisors to the Principal Consultants at the SME Digital Tech Hub.


Project Management Services
SMEs can also engage Project Management Services to support them in the implementation of the digital solutions. The project managers can help with business processes re-engineering and job redesign to get the maximum benefits and have more sustainable outcomes from going digital. 

To ease SMEs' adoption of digital technologies, IMDA has pre-approved solutions that are proven, robust and able to meet SMEs' business needs. SMEs requiring productivity tools can choose from a list of digital solutions and receive grant support. SMEs can visit the MPA website for more information.

SMEs can also participate in digital sector projects that are shaped jointly by IMDA and the industry leaders. Such projects pilot new digital solutions or platforms that have the potential to uplift the whole sector.

We value your input. Send us your comments and feedback on the Industry Digital Plans for SMEs. Simply download, fill in the feedback form and email the completed form to info@imda.gov.sg.