An aerial view of the Singapore
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.
See THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.