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 IMB Piracy Reporting Centre...

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 Singapore Strait following a collision...

December 17, 2015
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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 reported at approximately 10:00 a.m. Wednesday...

May 20, 2015
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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 of the...

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 Island and off Marina South on January 29 and 30, respectively.

January 30, 2014
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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 one of Southeast Asia's worst air-pollution crises.

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 believed...

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 containership, Kota Tenaga and a Malta-registered VLCC,...

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 2011 (Singapore time).  The MPA was informed that...

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 are not correct, but the main...

October 25, 2010
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