Mega Tuas Port's first two berths set to open soon

The mega port will comprise four phases in total, and cost well over $20 billion.
The mega port will comprise four phases in total, and cost well over $20 billion.PHOTO: BAEY YAM KENG/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - The first two berths for vessels to dock at Tuas Port are set to open as planned by the end of this year, a development that experts say would boost Singapore's status as a shipping hub.

According to changes to the Immigration Act published in the Government Gazette, Tuas Port will be designated as an immigration anchorage for vessels arriving in or leaving Singapore from Oct 1.

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