Tanker Spill Reaches Singapore's Coast

Friday, May 28, 2010

According to a May 26 report from Bloomberg, oil spilled from a tanker collision offshore Singapore fouled parts of a two-mile stretch of the city-state's coast. Officials have deployed oil dispersants, 15 boats, 120 personnel and 10,800 ft of containment booms. About 18,000 barrels of light crude oil spilled from the Malaysian-registered tanker MT Bunga Kelana 3 after it collided with the St. Vincent's and The Grenadines-registered bulk carrier MV Waily in the Singapore Strait.

(Source: Bloomberg)

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