SINGAPORE - Vessel movements in the straits of Singapore and Malacca are expected to increase by at least 50 per cent in the coming decade, and this could increase the risk of collision and grounding in the waters, a renowned maritime expert has warned.
This significant growth in maritime traffic by 2030 will pose major challenges to Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, said Mr Koji Sekimizu, secretary-general emeritus of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The United Nations agency oversees the global maritime sector.
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