UPDATE 4: Collision of Container Vessels WAN HAI 301 and APL DENVER

06 January 2017

UPDATE 4: Collision of Container Vessels WAN HAI 301 and APL DENVER 
 
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) continues to coordinate the clean-up efforts of the oil spillage in Singapore’s waters following the collision of container vessels WAN HAI 301 and APL DENVER

Good progress has been made in containing and cleaning up the oil spillage. No new patches of oil have been spotted along East Johor Straits. 

Clean-up operations are still on going at Changi Point Ferry Terminal, fish farms at Nenas Channel, and at Noordin beach, northern coastline of Pulau Ubin. Oil spill response vessels as well as containment booms and spill recovery equipment such as harbour busters, skimmers and absorbent booms and pads have also been deployed. 

MPA and the other government agencies are monitoring the situation closely and will carry out necessary clean-up efforts. 
Port operations remain unaffected. 

Members of the public who spot any oil patches in our waters or coastline can contact MPA’s 24-hour Marine Safety Control Centre at 6325-2488/9
  
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