An Arbitration Platform
for the Maritime Ecosystem

The SCMA provides a framework for maritime arbitration
specifically tailored to the needs of the maritime community.
Since our inception in 2009, our users hail from all sectors
of the maritime community. All sectors of the maritime
community are treated equally as all sectors are users of SCMA.



NEWS AND EVENTS
29Apr
Details of Baltic Exchange Escrow Service - Exclusive Collaboration with SCMA
21Apr
Simply SCMA
SCMA's new video released during Singapore Maritime Week
21Apr
Why Choose SCMA?
Flyer released during Singapore Maritime Week
21Apr
Why Choose SCMA? (In Bahasa Indonesia)
Flyer released during Singapore Maritime Week
21Apr
Why Choose SCMA? (In Mandarin)
Flyer released during Singapore Maritime Week
21Apr
Opening Remarks by Ms Quah Ley Hoon, CE, MPA
Opening Remarks were given during SCMA's Webinar on 21 April 2021
21Apr
Arbitration's Role in Dispute Resolution and the New Normal:
Enhancing SCMA's Relevance (Complimentary Registration: https://lnkd.in/gvs-nWN) 
18Mar
Justice Pang Khang Chau: Opening Address at SAL-SCMA Mock Arbitration 2021
WHY SCMA
COST
EFFECTIVENESS
No filing, administration, or management fees. Parties are
free to negotiate and agree an arbitrator’s fee.
DISTINGUISHED
PANEL OF
MARITIME EXPERTISE
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FLEXIBILITY
Our hybrid model means that disputants are given all the tools they need to self-administer their arbitration with the option of on-demand services provided by SCMA’s dedicated Secretariat. 
ROBUST, SPECIALIZED 
RULES
Responsive to the needs of its users. Specialized procedures for bunker claims, collisions, and other smaller disputes. Arb-med-arb protocol available.
EASE OF USE
SCMA and Singapore are the default choices for dispute resolution under the Singapore Ship Sale Form and in the Singapore Standard Code of Practice for Bunkering. Also listed as one of the default choices for arbitration in BIMCO’s Law and Arbitration Clause 2020 and the NYPE Time Charter 2015. Parties are free to choose any governing law.
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