Incident Photo of The Week – Tanker Collision in Singapore Strait

Mike Schuler
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May 25, 2010

Image source: Reuters

Early Tuesday morning, the Malaysian-registered M/T Bunga Kelana 3 collided with the St. Vincents and The Grenadines registered bulk carrier, M/V Waily, about seven miles southeast of Changi Complex in Singapore.  The M/T Bunga Keleana 3, pictured above, suffered damage to one of its cargo tanks resulting in an estimated spill of 2,500 tons of crude oil into the Singapore Strait.  M/T Bunga Keleana 3 was carrying approximately 62,000 tons of light crude oil at the time of the collision.

According to reports, no injuries were reported and ship traffic in the Singapore Strait has not been effected.


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