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An aerial view of the Singapore Strait, with countless ships lying at anchor outside the Port of Singapore, one of the world's busiest ports in terms of shipping tonnage. In addition, the so-called Phillips Channel to the south of the city state, which connects to the Strait of Malacca, narrows to a width of only 1.5 nautical miles, creating a bottle neck that chokes maritime traffic onto the world's busiest sea route significantly.

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