25 Dec '15, 5am

Here's a write up on Cyrene:

Here's a write up on Cyrene:

The Reef is also along major shipping lanes for huge container ships and other ocean-going vessels. "Cyrene Reef is a key maritime crossroads where east-west traffic routes cross north-south traffic routes. In the order of five hundred ships in excess of 5,000 DWT per day transit the waters around the reefs." (from BMT Maritime Consultants project list: Cyrene Reef Marine Traffic Study, Singapore ) Fortunately, a series of beacons that ring Cyrene Reefs prevent collisions with the Reefs. The last major collision, as reported on the MPA website, was on 5 Dec 08 when a ferry ran aground on the Reefs. Cyrene in Greek mythology Various versions of Greek mythology describe Cyrene as an 'extraordinarily beautiful' woman descended from a river god and a nymph. She had a reputation as a huntress who guarded her father's herds from predators and was adept with javelin and sword. Ap...

Full article: http://www.wildsingapore.com/places/cyrene.htm

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