Oil spill at Temasek Fairway off Sultan Shoal following bunker collision
A collision between two sea vessels in Singapore waters between Jurong Island and Tuas View extension reclamation has resulted in an oil spill.
At about 2pm today, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Hong Kong-registered bulk carrier called Sunny Horizon, collided with a Korean-registered Liquefied Petroleum Gas carrier called DL Salvia at the Temasek Fairway, about 700 metres east of Sultan Shoal.
The bunker tank on DL Salvia was breached and less than 60 metric tonnes of bunker was spilled.
MPA says the area of spill is concentrated within Temasek Fairway.
MPA is coordinating the clean up with other government agencies and the ship owners.
The two vessels involved in the collision are currently safely anchored in the West Jurong anchorage.
MPA has issued navigational broadcasts to ships to navigate with caution when in the vicinity of the incident site.
There are no reports of injury and port operations remain unaffected.
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