Source: Port of Singapore Authority,
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The Port of Singapore
Located at the strategic end of the Strait of Malacca, the port of Singapore is one of the most important in the world. It is a focal point for some 400 shipping lines linking Singapore to more than 700 ports in 130 countries worldwide. There are about 1,000 ships in the port at any given time. Since the 1990s, the port became increasingly specialized in container traffic. The great majority of the terminals are managed by the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) which has become of the world's leading terminal operator managing a portfolio of 36 port terminals worldwide.