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Singapore wants to 3D print infrastructure in ports

Singapore's port authority has signed two declarations of intent in an effort to kick-start the use of 3D printing in the maritime industry.

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The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) wants to jump-start the use of 3D printing and has signed several declarations of intent in order to move the project forward.

With one of the declarations, the authority aims to establish the world's first manufacturing unit in the port of Singapore, which will produce components for the port industry. The agreement has been made with The National Additive Manufacturing Cluster (Namic) and 3D Metalforge.

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