Close shave for vessels daily

SINGAPORE: Like a slip road going into a major expressway, the waters where a major naval disaster took place on Friday night were always crowded with ships. 

According to those in the shipping industry, hundreds of ships traverse the eastern Singapore Straits near Pulau Batu Putih every day on their way to and from the South China Sea. 

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