21 Jun '11, 6am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Huge container ship run aground south of Sisters Island

Wild Shores of Singapore: Huge container ship run aground south of Sisters Island

United Arab Shipping Container Ship Runs Aground South of Singapore The Maritime and Port Authority said a container ship has run aground in waters south of Singapore. At about 10 pm on Sunday, the Qatar-registered Al Rawdah "ran aground on the reefs of Batu Berhanti in Indonesia, while transiting the Singapore Strait from west to east. The port authority didn't state the condition of the ship, or report any casualties. The vessel belongs to Kuwait-based United Arab Shipping, according to a senior official in the shipping line, who didn't want to be named. According to the United Arab Shipping's website, Al Rawdah has a deadweight tonnage of over 85 thousand tons and can carry nearly 7 thousand twenty-foot equivalent units.

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