Behind the Sea-nes: What Are Ships in Singapore Used For?

Neighbours | 4:16 mins

For many national servicemen, the Tekong ferry at the end of the week may be a familiar sight – even a much-awaited one! But where exactly does the Tekong ferry come from? From passenger ferries like the Tekong ferry, to launches, utility vessels and tugs, Tommy from Eng Hup Shipping shares with us what the different vessels in Singapore are used for, and his role in the maritime industry – an industry that transports more than 80% of global trade.

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