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Shipping vessels and oil tankers line up the eastern coast of Singapore July 22, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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Shipping vessels and oil tankers line up the eastern coast of Singapore 

The MOL Caledon container ship, operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., sits moored to the dock side at DP World Ltd.'s newly operational London Gateway deep-sea container terminal port in Stanford-Le-Hope, U.K., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.

The MOL Caledon container ship, operated by Mitsui OSK Lines, is moored at the dock at DP World’s newly operational London Gateway deep-sea container terminal port in Stanford-Le-Hope on Thursday

Tug boats put on a water display during the launch of the Chinese-built Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) in the harbour of Colombo on August 5, 2013.  Sri Lanka launched its biggest port with Chinese funding to turn Colombo into a strategic shipping hub along the world's most lucrative trading route.

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Tug boats put on a water display during the launch of the Chinese-built Colombo International Container Terminal in the harbour of Colombo on Monday. Sri Lanka launched its biggest port with Chinese funding to turn Colombo into a strategic shipping hub along the world’s most lucrative trading route.