31 Mar '16, 5am

Singapore

Singapore

Shipping, rather than commodity prices, can often be a good barometer of the overall health of China’s manufacturing and of international trade, so it was quite a surprise to see a large number of empty container berths in the vast, sprawling container terminals of Singapore last week. When driving in from Changi airport at night, the first indicator was the large number of container gantry cranes with their booms up, rather than down and working cargo. It may have been dark, but each crane is lit, so as not to be a hazard to aviation, so they were clear to see. As my taxi drew nearer to the Tanjong Pagar, Keppel and Brani terminals, my eyes were not deceiving me and it was crystal clear that there were few ships in port. As we drove further west towards my final destination, near the new Pasir Panjang terminal, capable of handling the largest container ships in the fleet,...

Full article: http://blogs.platts.com/2016/03/31/port-of-singapore-ship...

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