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SINGAPORE PSA TUAS MEGA PORT

Industry Update
29/10/2021

Singapore new PSA Tuas Megaport is set to open as planned by end of 2021 , of which vessels are set to dock under the first two berths. When completed fully in 2040 , it will be the world’s largest fully automated terminal with automated wharf and yard functions , and fully electric automated guided vehicles.

The development of this new port will enhance Singapore’s competitiveness and connectivity to the world , and its location also allows full integration into an extensive and well connected port logistics in the Tuas industrial area, one of Singapore’s key landmark industrial area, which will enhance and improve the country value proposition to manufacturers.

This project is set to be the next significant landmark in the Port of Singapore evolution and upgrading and will be built in four phases. Once built, it will position itself as a leading transhipment port in the region which connects and feeds cargo containers to small regional ports. At the same time, it will be able to handle large volumes and bigger containers vessels.

Singapore currently has five container terminals , of which all will ultimately be merged at Tuas.

  1. Tanjong Pagar Terminal
  2. Brani Terminal
  3. Pasir Panjang Terminal 1
  4. Pasir Panjang Terminal 2
  5. Keppel Terminal

The consolidation of all terminals will result in overall efficiency and expected to be the world’s largest container terminal, catering to a total capacity of up to 65 million TEUs and this is more than the 50 million combined TEUs by the current terminals.

Haulers might be set to rise prices and fuel surcharge in order to cater for requirements to the new port. 

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