In the waters of Singapore has faced ships: 5 sailors missing

In the waters of Singapore has faced ships: 5 sailors missing

Divers Wednesday recovered the bodies of two seamen who went missing after their dredger collided with a tanker off Singapore and rescuers were hunting for three still missing.

MPA said the dredger was transiting the westbound lane while the tanker was departing Singapore to join the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme in the Singapore Strait when the incident occurred.

The dredger capsized after the collision and remains partially submerged.

Seven of its crew members were rescued by the police coastguard and five were unaccounted for. In a sea launched a search-and-rescue mission for help were sent to court and a helicopter.

The Dominican-registered dredger, JBB DE RONG 19, with 12 crew and an Indonesian-registered tanker, Kartika Segara, were involved in the collision about 1.7 nautical miles south-west of Sisters Island, said the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) which was notified of the accident at 12.40am.

It is noted that the oil spill at sea was avoided.

WWE provides a brief update on Vince McMahon
Medical teams and his daughter Stephanie had to help McMahon out of the ring after he was cut open by the opening headbutt. This led to Owens head butting McMahon , busting him open and then beating him down and laying him out with a frog splash.

Shipping operations in the area were not affected by the incident.

A total of 12 crew ─ 11 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian ─ were onboard the dredger at the time of incident.

Consul-General Wang Jiarong expressed his concern for the missing crew members and hoped that the authorities would do their best in the search and rescue operations.

The tanker suffered has damage as a result of the incident, but all 26 Indonesian staff were reportedly unharmed during the collision. The tanker is now anchored at the Eastern Anchorage. "We will continue with our search and rescue efforts to find the remaining three missing crew members", said its chief executive, Andrew Tan in an updated statement, here. Ships have been told to be on the lookout for the missing crew members, and to navigate with caution near the accident site. The cause of that collision is still under investigation.

Wednesday morning's collision follows the one on August 21, when the United States warship USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in Singapore territorial waters near Pedra Branca.

Related Articles