Singapore is to extend financial support for Singaporean seafarers under the seafarers relief package (SRP) by another three months.

The eligibility period has been extended to 31 December 2020 from the previous period which ran from 1 May to 31 July 2020.

The SPR is backed by the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) and the Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS).