Singapore tightens maritime security
Move to tackle illegal fishing, smuggling and piracy.
Parliament: Maritime security to be tightened with more physical barriers along coastline
BY LIM YAN LIANG
An additional 80km of land and sea-based barriers, such as fences, will be installed. That will result in 143km of barriers around Singapore’s 193km coastline, said DPM Teo. The additional barriers will help security agencies to focus their attention on areas and vessels that are more likely to pose a threat, added Mr Teo, who said that these measures have proven to be “generally successful”.
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