- published: 15 Aug 2011
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This is a 3 min preview of the National Geographic Maritime Singapore documentary initiated by MPA and the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA). This clip is part of an hour long feature that will take viewers behind the scenes of Maritime Singapore.
It is probably no surprise that the biggest ports in the world are all located in China. Over the years, Singapore was known as the world's largest container port. Few things traveled throughout Asia without stopping at some point in Singapore. Today, that seaport has been overtaken by Shanghai for some two years now. Mainland China ports account for 70% of the top 10 ports in the world. The U.S. is way down the list. Here's how they rank over the years, according to data from the World Shipping Council. data from: forbes.com Read more at : http://humansatsea.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/beingmarinr Instagram: www.Instagram.com/humansatsea
Turkish bulk carrier collision to Vietnamese cargo vessel on Singapore Two ships (a bulk carrier and a cargo ship) collide in the Straits of Singapore. The Singaporean Coastguard was called to rescue crew members of the smaller vessel. The two boats, which appeared to be bulk carriers, were reportedly transiting the Straits of Singapore when one cargo ship passed too close to the other. The Singaporean coast guard was then called in to rescue the crew of the smaller boat, which reportedly began sinking after the accident. No casualties were reported. While passing the Strait of Singapore, the "Beks Halil" was in collision with a smaller bulk carrier which was suddenly veering across its course. Video footage shows the smaller vessel veering to port and across the course of the "Beks H...
Did you know that to construct Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3&4, 198 Ha of land ( approx 280 football fields) were reclaimed? An additional 15 deepwater container berths with an annual handling capacity of about 15 million twenty foot equivalent units (TEUs) bring Singapore's overall container handling capacity increased to 50 million TEU.
For more logistics videos visit http://www.globallogisticsmedia.com or "like" our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/logisticsmedia Amazing Time Lapse Footage taken at the Port of Singapore. Using special camera effects the videographer captures the busyness and activity at one of the world's largest ports.