Singapore-Flagged Tanker Sinks Off Malaysia's West Coast

Tuesday, May 29, 2001
A Singapore-flagged tanker sank in the Strait of Malacca off Malaysia's west coast after colliding with another tanker on Monday, a maritime official said.

Rescuers saved the 12-member crew of the 1,920 dwt Singapura Timur, and no injuries were reported after it collided with the Bahamas-flagged MT Rowan near Malaysia's Undan island early on Monday.

The official at the Maritime Rescue and Coordinating Center said Singapura Timur, which was carrying 1,500 tons of bitumen, was heading towards Malaysia's Port Klang.

"Singapura Timur sank within one hour of the collision but all its crew were rescued," the official said, adding there were no immediate signs of pollution in the area.

The empty 44,646 dwt MT Rowan was on its way to Port Kassim in Pakistan.

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

Scorpio Tankers Receive 7 More Newbuildings

Scorpio Tankers Inc. say it has recently taken delivery of seven newbuilding vessels as follows: STI Madison and STI Park, LR2 product tankers, were delivered

Greek Owners CPP Charter Out Three Tankships

Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPP) an international diversified shipping company, says it has secured time charter employment for the M/T ‘Avax’, M/T ‘Agisilaos’ and M/T ‘Alkiviadis’.

Knightsbridge Closes Vessel Acquisition Transaction

Bermuda-based Knightsbridge Tankers Limited announced that it has closed the first stage of its vessel acquisition transaction. Knightsbridge has issued 31 million

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1481 sec (7 req/sec)