Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Royal Cambodian Navy Officers

Is China Building A Secret Navy Base Near The Singapore Strait?

A new Washington Post report claims that China’s People Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is building a Navy base in Ream Cambodia, 565 Nautical Miles north of

June 7, 2022
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Saturday, November 13, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Shipowners Make Payoffs To Free Vessels Detained By Indonesian Navy

By Joe Brock SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Reuters) – More than a dozen shipowners have made payments of about $300,000 apiece to release vessels detained by the

November 13, 2021
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Crew Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea Hit Record in 2020 -IMB Annual Report

Crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea surged to a new record in 2020, the International Maritime Bureau reported in its annual piracy report. Worldwide, the

January 13, 2021
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Freighter Sinks in Singapore Strait After Collision with Tanker, Six Missing – AIS VIDEO

By Roslan Khasawneh and Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Six crew members are still missing after a general cargo freighter sank in the

December 17, 2015
Total Views: 191

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Maritime News

Fourteen Missing After Barge Capsizes in Singapore

Fourteen people are missing after a barge capsized in Singapore waters on Wednesday. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore says the incident was

May 20, 2015
Total Views: 7

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Singapore strait ships

Being Underway Doesn’t Make You Safe in the Singapore Strait

Over the past few years, much of the news surrounding piracy at sea has been focused on the highly publicized attacks off Africa, however in many other parts

March 13, 2014
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Maritime News

Two Collisions, Two Spills in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore is coordinating the containment and clean-up of two oil spills following two separate collisions south of Jurong

January 30, 2014
Total Views: 51

Friday, June 21, 2013

Indonesian Forest Fires Set Singapore Smog Record, Raise Concerns Over Safe Navigation

Indonesia deployed military planes on Friday to fight forest fires that blanketed neighbouring Singapore in record levels of hazardous smog for a third day in

June 21, 2013
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Sunday, March 3, 2013

Bulk Carrier Runs Over Cargo Ship in Singapore Straits [VIDEO]

According to AIS data, the name of the larger ship is the Beks Halil, which departed Singapore on 1 March 2013, the smaller vessel is the Thuan My. It’s

March 3, 2013
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Friday, January 6, 2012

Iranian Supertanker Collides with Containership off Singapore

At about 2100hrs on 04 Jan 2012 (Singapore time), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Singapore-registered

January 6, 2012
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Friday, January 28, 2011

Tanker AB9 Sinks in Singapore Strait

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) reports that the Singapore-registered asphalt tanker, “AB9” sank at approximately 1510hrs on 27

January 28, 2011
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Monday, October 25, 2010

AIS – Check your GPS Offset For Errors

The Nautical Institute’s AIS error reports webpage tells us: I have observed too many vessels with wrong data transmitted by their AIS. Mostly headings

October 25, 2010
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