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Singapore's Sentosa island beaches closed due to oil spill

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Beaches on Singapore’s top resort island of Sentosa, which also house luxury waterfront homes, were shuttered on Saturday due to an oil spill at a nearby port, maritime authorities said. The oil spill resulted from an accident on Friday at the Pasir Panjang terminal between a Netherlands-flagged dredger and a stationary Singapore-flagged bunker vessel, Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said. Waters of three popular beaches on the island “are currently closed for beach clean-up works due to instances of oil spillage observed in the sea waters,” the island said...

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