Singapore Strait

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Singapore Strait,

channel, 30 mi (48 km) long and 10 mi (16.1 km) wide, between Singapore island and the Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. It links the Strait of Malacca with the South China Sea and is a major shipping route of SE Asia.

Singapore Strait

 

a strait situated between the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and Singapore Island in the north and the Riau Archipelago in the south; it connects the South China Sea with the Strait of Malacca. The Singapore Strait is 110 km long and 4.6 to 21 km wide. Its maximum depth is 22 m. A sea route passes through the strait connecting ports between South and East Asia, South Asian ports with those of America and Australia, and East Asian ports with those of Europe and Africa. The city and port of Singapore is situated on Singapore Island. [23–1228–]

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The Treaty complements the first two treaties, namely the Treaty between the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of Indonesia Relating to the Delimitation of the Territorial Seas of the Two Countries in the Strait of Singapore, which was signed on 25 May 1973 and entered into force on 29 August 1974, and the Treaty between the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of Indonesia Relating to the Delimitation of the Territorial Seas of the Two Countries in the Western Part of the Strait of Singapore, which was signed on 10 March 2009 and entered into force on 30 August 2010.
It could now reach out beyond the Strait of Singapore and make the whole Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) zone a primary area of responsibility.
Although the Strait of Malacca (or the Malacca Strait) and the Strait of Singapore are two different straits, they have been referred to as the "the Malacca Straits" or "the Straits of Malacca".
MPA said vessel traffic in the Strait of Singapore and port waters remained unaffected.