The collision happened when the John S McCain, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer with a crew of 280, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan, and the Alnic MC, a Liberian-flagged chemical tanker carrying a partial load of cargo with a crew of 24, were transiting towards Singapore in the westbound lane of the Singapore Strait
Traffic Separation Scheme.
Busan [South Korea], July 22 (ANI): A South Korean cargo ship -- the 44,132-ton CK Bluebell -- was attacked by seven armed pirates near the Singapore Strait
on Monday, according to government officials here.
Drawing on past traffic data for the Singapore Strait
provided by MPA, Fujitsu leveraged its collision risk prediction technology to extract information such as examples of collisions or near misses involving multiple vessels, as well as examples of developing dynamic risk hotspots.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Singapore's transportation officials announced that an Iranian crude carrier and a large Swiss container ship collided in the Singapore Strait
, causing damage to both ships.
The Delvar, part of the National Iranian Tanker Co's (NITC) fleet, arrived at Karimun Island in the Singapore Strait
, according to Reuters Freight Fundamentals Database.
The scenario had NYK Themis departing from the port of Singapore, proceeding eastward to enter the Singapore Strait
's traffic separation lanes, and then colliding with a containership arriving at the port of Singapore.
Other factors, mentioned in Borschberg's chapter one though not as explanations for the reduced significance of the area, are the discovery of the modern Singapore Strait
highway as the 'Governor's Strait' in 1616 (named after the Spanish Governor de Silva, above), and the flight of the Johor sultan southward to Lingga after the Acehnese conquest of his capital.
There were more than 50 cases reported in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Singapore Strait
and the South China Sea in the first six months of this year.
Both vessels are currently anchored in the Singapore strait
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said the Malaysian-registered tanker, MT Bunga Kelana 3 and a bulk carrier registered in St Vincent and the Grenadines, the MV Waily, had collided in the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait
The incident happened in the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait
, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from the tip of the island nation, the city-state's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said.
Second, its city center and critical industries are situated on its southern coast adjacent to the busy Singapore Strait
, exposed to possible maritime attack with minimal time and space for reaction should one of the vessels in the busy waterways have hostile intent.