Singapore’s ports have increased capacity, manpower to help ease global supply chain crisis

Singapore’s container ports have increased capacity to help ease the congestion in global supply chains. The Port of Singapore has also hired about 2,500 local staff to boost manpower by 20%. Port activity has recovered slightly, with cargo volume growing by 3.4% in the first nine months of 2021 as compared to the same period last year. Senior Minister of State for Transport Chee Hong Tat said port operator PSA International has increased yard capacity by re-opening berths at Keppel terminal, and using yards at the new Tuas Mega Port.

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