Singapore still struggling to clear oil spill after four days

Challenges continue to plague Singapore’s port authority as it strives to clear up a massive oil spill that is spreading in the city-state’s waters despite many efforts to contain it.

Approximately 400 tonnes of fuel oil spilled into the water after a Van Oord dredger, Vox Maxima, hit Straits Bunkering’s bunker tanker Marine Honour, while the latter vessel was supplying fuel to the Evergreen Marine Corporation boxship Ever Blink on 14 June. The impact created a gaping hole in the fuel tank of...

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