Oil spill off Singapore after vessels collide

AFP: Emergency teams scrambled to contain thousands of tonnes of crude oil that spilled into waters near one of the world's busiest ports Tuesday after two ships collided in the Singapore Strait. Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said in its latest update that 5,000 tonnes of crude had leaked from the Malaysian-registered tanker MT Bunga Kelana 3, double its estimate just a few hours earlier. A crude oil slick about four kilometres (2.5 miles) long and one kilometre wide ......

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