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Tuas Terminal breaks ground

Phase 1 involves reclaiming 294 ha of land and dredging the Tuas Basin and Temasek Fairway

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BUILDING THE NEXT-GENERATION PORT: Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Khaw Boon Wan with the caisson in the background. With him are Belgium Ambassador Gerard Cockx and Dredging International Asia-Pacific chief executive Philip Hermans (on Mr Khaw's left).

Singapore

CONSTRUCTION officially kicked off on Singapore's new Tuas Terminal on Friday, with Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Khaw Boon Wan launching the first of 222 caissons that will form the permanent structure of the wharf.

These watertight retaining structures, used