Posted on June 25, 2015
By Reuters, The Maritime Executive
Singapore opened the newest addition to its container port on Tuesday, aiming to handle more of the increasing number of mega-ships plying the oceans.
A few of the planned 15 berths in Phases 3 and 4 of the Pasir Panjang Terminal are operational. The rest of the S$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion) project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017, pushing Singapore’s annual container handling capacity to 50 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), said Singapore’s main container terminal operator PSA.
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