The 190 meter long, 57374 dwt bulk carrier Sinar Kapuas collided with the 249 meter long, 116039 dwt tanker Alyarmouk off Singapore near Pedra Branca. The Sinar Kapuas struck the Alyarmouk resulting in some damage to the tanker’s hold and release of crude oil into the sea. No reports of injuries on either vessel. Authorities were alerted who dispatched aircraft and anti-pollution resources to the scene. Both vessels proceeded to a nearby safe anchorage. No details to how much oil pollution was released.
- MPA: Collision, Oil Spill off Singapore (marinelink.com)
- Oil tanker and Singapore-registered bulk carrier collide off Pedra Branca (channelnewsasia.com)