“We will have the world’s largest fully automated port, which should make us the world’s leading player in the maritime space.”

Mr Lee said Tuas Port was already “in operation” with two berths now open.

Nearly 20 years later, all container operations of Singapore’s four other terminals (Tanjong Pagar, Keppel, Bulani and Pasir Panjang) were consolidated into Tuas, with a capacity of 65 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) by then. , which is twice that of Singapore. current capacity.

Prime Minister Lee said all container operations at Tanjong Pagar Terminal have already moved to Tuas Port. Port of Tuas’ contribution last year saw Singapore handle a record 37.5 million TEUs of cargo.

With the reclamation of the first phase of the Tuas port development completed, the second, third and fourth phases of the $20 billion project will follow, he said.

The Ministry of Transport said on Sunday that three more berths will open at Tuas Port by the end of the year, bringing the total number of berths in operation to five.

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