Chemical Tanker Gets Detained at Singapore

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  • According to the Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), a chemical tanker has been arrested.
  • The reasons behind the arrests remain unclear, but are likely to do with disputes over the payment for goods and services.

The chemicals tanker Sea Longitude has been arrested in Singapore, reports Ship&Bunker News Team.

Chemicals tanker arresed

According to the list of “vessels under arrest” posted on the MPA’s website, the Tuvalu-flagged vessel was arrested at 4:33 PM local time on March 31.

Its last port of call previously was Mangalore in India, from which it departed on February 14, according to vessel-tracking websites.

Possible payment disputes

The reasons behind the arrests remain unclear, but are likely to do with disputes over the payment for goods and services.

There has been an increase in the number of vessel arrests at Singapore in recent weeks, with several vessels detained in March.

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Source: Ship&Bunker

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