07 Jun '11, 7am

Ferry runs aground north of Pulau Tekong: SINGAPORE: A ferry ran aground north of Pulau Tekong Tuesday morning a...

Ferry runs aground north of Pulau Tekong: SINGAPORE: A ferry ran aground north of Pulau Tekong Tuesday morning a...

SINGAPORE: A ferry ran aground north of Pulau Tekong Tuesday morning after experiencing engine trouble. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said it was informed at 11.25 am Tuesday that the Belize-registered passenger ferry, FB Falcon Princess, had beached north of Pulau Tekong about 1.8 km west-southwest of Johor's Tanjung Belungkor Ferry Terminal. The incident occurred within the Singapore port limit. The passenger ferry was on a scheduled trip from Changi Ferry Terminal to Tanjung Belungkor Ferry Terminal. At the time of the incident, there were 24 passengers and 11 crew onboard. MPA said all passengers were safely transferred to Tanjung Belungkor Ferry Terminal using another boat. There was no report of any injury or pollution. Vessel traffic remains unaffected. MPA said it has issued navigational broadcasts to inform ships in the vicinity of the inciden...

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