In April, 2021 India experienced a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases which is called a second wave by many. The second wave has posed a new challenge to India’s health system that the country did not face before, shortage of medical oxygen.
As Liquid Medical oxygen (LMO) became new gold, governments roped in both public and private companies to produce it. But more than its production, its transportation from point of production which are large scale industries to centres of use which are mainly hospitals located in cities has become a problem.
Transportation and distribution of LMO is a challenge as it needs special cryogenic tankers and equipment which is not available in quantity that is needed to tackle the second wave.
At this moment, Singapore with a population of over just five million truly acted as a comprehensive partner and a logistics hub for over 120 crore people of India by…