Is Singapore’s new megaport a strategic masterstroke?

Singapore has successfully built itself into a maritime powerhouse through exploiting its strategic location within the old trade routes. Innovation and sound strategic planning by the city-state’s founding fathers helped entrench this position and made the maritime sector an important economic participant in world trade by connecting trade markets. The Tuas Mega Port currently under construction is a natural extension to entrench Singapore’s regional dominance as a transhipment port.

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