Singapore – Notification of Animal or Bird Onboard
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Notice stating that, effective immediately, the owner, master, or agent of a vessel arriving in Singapore must, prior to such arrival, report the presence of any animal or bird on board, whether that animal or bird is intended to be landed or not. The report is to be submitted to the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA). Animals and birds may only be landed in Singapore with a permit issued by the AVA. Port Marine Notice No. 21 of 2004 (HK Law).