MPA Singapore published a circular reminding to all ships supplying and receiving bunkers in the Port of Singapore that bunkering related oil spills generally take place because of operational lapses and could be avoided if all necessary precautions are taken.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore conducted a multi-agency Joint Oil Spill Exercise to test and demonstrate Singapore’s readiness to respond to oil spills at sea. More than 250 personnel from 26 agencies participated in JOSE 2018. JOSE 2018 was conducted as part of the closing programme for SIBCON.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Marine Department of Malaysia carried out a joint chemical spill exercise at sea along the East Johor Strait to test the Joint Emergency Response Plan for Chemical Spill Incidents in the East Johor Strait.
The Singapore-flagged LPG tanker ‘Crystal Sunrise’ collided with the Greece-registered tanker ‘Astro Saturn’, in the morning hours of 17 April, about one nautical mile south of Tuas Extension, in Singapore territorial waters. As a result, butane had started to leak from one of Crystal Sunrise’s cargo tanks.
120 volunteers turned up for the Clean-Up on Kayak activity organised by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore at Sembawang PA Water Venture, on September 30. The operation was held in conjunction with International Coastal Clean-up Day.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore organised a multi-agency joint chemical spill exercise, in order to test and demonstrate Singapore’s readiness to tackle oil and chemical spills. The exercise took place at the conclusion of the 10th International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference & Exhibition, held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week 2017.
On 3rd January 2017, the MPA was notified of a collision between Singapore-registered container vessel WAN HAI 301 and a Gibraltar-registered container vessel APL DENVER off Pasir Gudang Port, Johor Malaysia.
The MPA Singapore conducted a multi-agency joint oil spill exercise as part of an on-going effort to ensure our ports remain safe, secure and clean for the international shipping community. Code-named JOSE 2016, the exercise was organised as part of the closing programme for the 19th SIBCON.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Marine Department of Malaysia (MDM) conducted a joint chemical spill exercise at sea along the East Johor Strait to test the Joint Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for chemical spill incidents and the communication linkages between the Operation Liaison Officers (OLOs) and the Environment Liaison Officers (ELOs) in Malaysia and Singapore.
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority issued a circular providing an update on information pertaining to garbage collection services provided for ships by the Port of Singapore.
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