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Singapore Cruise Centre Private Limited (SCCPL) manages and operates 3 ferry terminals and 1 award-winning international cruise terminal in Singapore. We bring operations capability with proven expertise, supported by intimate knowledge of the cruise and ferry business in Singapore.
We are Asia’s first and only Singapore-based company with a proven track record in managing maritime passenger terminals, augmented by numerous international awards since the commencement of operations.
A dedicated international passenger terminal (IPT) was developed at a cost of S$50 million by PSA at the HarbourFront Centre (formerly World Trade Centre) in conjunction with the Singapore Tourism Board to promote cruise tourism.
The regional ferry operation at Finger Pier was relocated to be together with IPT at the upgraded facilities at HarbourFront Centre.
Pasir Panjang and West Coast domestic ferry terminals were constructed to service the increased activities at the Southern and Jurong offshore industrial islands in Singapore.
The construction of the second regional ferry terminal at Tanah Merah was completed in November at a cost of S$28.6 million. The terminal was built to promote and service passenger commuters for the “growth triangle” of Indonesia Bintan Island, Malaysia Johor and Singapore.
In preparation for the arrival of the new generation of “Mega resort” cruise ships to Singapore, the terminal at HarbourFront was upgraded and its berth extended at a cost of S$22.5 million.
Singapore Cruise Centre received its 1,000,000 cruise passenger on 16 Dec 98 from SuperStar Leo.
Singapore Cruise Centre celebrated its 10th year anniversary.
Singapore Cruise Centre (SCC) as a department was divested from PSA Corporation and became an independent company, Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd (SCCPL) under the Temasek Investment Group.
Henceforth, Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd is the cruise & ferry terminal operator for:
International Passenger Terminal (IPT) at HarbourFront for international passenger cruise ships.
Regional Ferry Terminal (RFT) at HarbourFront for passenger commuters by ferry to the Indonesian Riau Islands and West Johor in Malaysia.
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) for passenger commuters by ferry to the “growth triangle” of Indonesian Bintan Islands, East Johor Malaysia and Singapore.
Pasir Panjang Ferry Terminal (PPFT) for worker commuters to the Southern offshore industrial islands in Singapore.
SCCPL was one of the first passenger terminals in the world to be certified ISPS (International Ship & Port Security Code) compliant.
Completion of HarbourFront Passenger Terminal second upgrade at the cost of S$5 million, along with ISO 9001 certified.
Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd signed a S$2.5 million contract with NEC Advanced IT Services for the development of the Sea Passenger Operations System (SPOS) which used RFID Boarding Passes for efficient tracking of passenger processes through the terminal.
SCC@HarbourFront (IPT) welcomed its 10 millionth cruise passenger since its operations in 1991. SCC@HarbourFront celebrated its 15th year anniversary.
SCCPL partnered Singapore Tourism Board & Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore to launch the S$10 Million Singapore Fly-Cruise Development Fund (FCDF) to boost the cruise tourism.
Completion of Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal upgrade at the cost of S$3 million.
Launch of SPOS (Sea Passenger Terminal Operating System) at HarbourFront Passenger Terminal (RFT) & Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal with Asia’s first RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Boarding Passes for online tracking and integration of passenger processes through the terminal for ferry operations.
Harbourfront Passenger Terminal became the first cruise and ferry terminal in the region to provide free wireless Internet connectivity, and set the technological platform for future wireless IT applications.
Launch of the CIP (Commercially Important Passenger) Lounge Services at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
Completed S$1 million renovations to the HarbourFront Passenger Terminal to improve passengers’ overall terminal experiences.
SCCPL collaborated with Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal Development Co., Ltd (WSK) to form Asia Cruise Terminal Association (ACTA), a non-profit organization.The association was setup in response to the need to have a common understanding amongst cruise terminal, port operators and owners, to upgrade to an international level of services and operations that cruise lines expect.
Jointly developed the Cruise and Ferry Terminal Simulation (CRAFTS) system with SimPlus Pte Ltd. CRAFTS is a simulation system designed for marine passenger terminal so as to prepare in advance the appropriate terminal resources to meet the ship’s needs.
Partnered with the Service Quality Centre to conduct customer service training for staff and stakeholders so as to bring service levels to a new height.
Expanded Passenger Space, Double Service Counters at New-Look Harbourfront Cruise & Ferry Terminal.
Kicked off their newly-informed marine conservation partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore’s (WWF) “Say No to Shark’s Fin” campaign which is gaining ground among Singapore consumers.
Clinched global awards for efficiency and best turnaround port.
Cruise ship SuperStar Gemini made its first call in Singapore at HarbourFront after refurbishment
Singapore Cruise Centre was awarded the ‘Plaque of Commendation” by Singapore Industrial & Service Employee’s Union (SISEU) . Singapore Cruise Centre was conferred the ‘Plaque of Commendation” by Singapore Industrial & Service Employee’s Union (SISEU) in recognition of SCC’s outstanding contributions and support in building and fostering good labour management relations with the union which benefitted the workers.
Voted Asia’s Leading Cruise Port at World Travel Awards.
Won global award for best turnaround port operations for 7th time.
Singapore Cruise Centre was awarded Gold TOPSIS (Threat-Oriented Person Screening Integrated System) . Singapore Cruise Centre was conferred the Gold TOPSIS (Threat-Oriented Person Screening Integrated System) award for security excellence at our cruise and ferry terminals by Singapore’s Ministry of Home
Singapore Cruise Centre was voted the Best Cruise Port by readers of Travel Weekly Asia, the leading travel trade publication in Asia in recognition of its outstanding contribution and accomplishments.
Won the Best Turnaround Port Operations at Cruise Insight Award Ceremony
The 1, 500 guests ship returns to HarbourFront Passenger Terminal after a decade.
Singapore Cruise Centre was conferred the Gold TOPSIS (Threat-Oriented Person Screening Integrated System) award for security excellence at our cruise and ferry terminals by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs for the third year in a row. This reflects SCC’s commitment and excellence in implementing TOPSIS measures at our ferry and cruise terminals
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal become Singapore’s first solar-powered ferry terminal allowing the terminal to offset at least 327 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.
Singapore Cruise Centre handled all time high record of 5.3 million regional ferry passengers for the year
Singapore Cruise Centre handled all time high regional ferry passenger traffic of 43,000 passengers on 12 August.
Bringing in the seamless travel between flight and sea for both ferry and cruises in collaboration with Changi Airport.
Singapore Cruise Centre celebrated 30 years of operating cruise and ferry terminals.
Regional ferry services at HarbourFront Passenger Terminal resumes sea travels to the Indonesia islands of Batam and Karimun from 15 June 2022 after more than 2 years of closure due to the pandemic
Ferry Service between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal commenced from 7 July 2022.
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