Welding in the World

, Volume 46, Issue 9–10, pp 6–9 | Cite as

Transformation of the Singapore Marine Industry and Some Perspectives on Welding Application in the Industry and Management Strategies

  • H. C. Gnee
Technical Papers


The paper gives an overview of the development of marine building, repair and maintenance in Singapore from its inception in 1859 to the vital role it plays today in the Singaporean economy. The challenges for the industry as well as for the important role that welding technology plays are highlighted.

IIW-Thesaurus keywords

Shipbuilding Offshore structures Repair Manufacturing Maintenance Singapore South East Asia Welding Personnel Management History Future Reviews 


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Copyright information

© International Institute of Welding 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. C. Gnee
    • 1
  1. 1.Association of Singapore Marine Industries - SembCorp Marine LtdSingapore

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