Singapore Strait


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Singapore Strait

A strait off the southern end of the Malay Peninsula between Singapore Island and the Riau Archipelago. It connects the Strait of Malacca with the South China Sea.
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Ten sailors aboard the John S McCain died in the accident and 48 were injured when the ships collided in the Middle Channel passage of the Singapore Strait Traffic Separation Scheme.
Summary: Busan [South Korea], July 22 (ANI): A South Korean cargo ship -- the 44,132-ton CK Bluebell -- was attacked by armed pirates near the Singapore Strait on Monday, according to government officials here.
Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship near the Singapore Strait early on Monday, assaulting the crew and making off with thousands of pounds in cash, Korea's Yonhap news agency said.
The Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said that Pirates boarded the 44-thousand-ton cargo ship "CK Bluebell", while near the Singapore Strait. South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that seven pirates went aboard the cargo ship approaching by a speedboat, assaulted the crew, and stole some 13-thousand U.S.
TOKYO, Apr 2, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited has announced the results of a field trial conducted with the assistance of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) in analyzing marine traffic risks in the Singapore Strait. Fujitsu has demonstrated the usefulness of a novel ship collision risk prediction technology that leverages the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in predicting near misses between vessels.
The disputes are the latest development in the neighbors' long-running spat over part of the Singapore Strait, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.
At sea, the Maritime Security Task Force worked with Whole-of-Government agencies, including the Police Coast Guard, Maritime Port Authority of Singapore, Singapore Civil Defence Force and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore to ensure maritime security within the special event area and the Singapore Strait.
Indonesia opens some of its waters for international navigation like applied in the Malacca Strait and Singapore Strait in Sunda Strait, Lombok Strait, and Makassar Strait.
The vessel also complied with the reporting procedures when navigating in the Singapore Strait during the period in question, an MPA spokesperson said in an email reply to Bernama.
Two shipping collisions near the Singapore Strait in less than a week have caused serious concerns and brought into renewed focus the need for seamless movement of cargo traffic worth billions of dollars annually in the region, it is said on Wednesday.
"There is no report of oil pollution and traffic in the Singapore Strait is unaffected," the MPA said in a statement.

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