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2017 Mar 08

Panama-Flagged Bulker Arrested in Singapore

The 1995-built Hong Harvest has been arrested in Singapore waters, according to data provided by the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Featuring 42,529 dwt, the bulker, operated by China’s shipping firm Hongyuan Marine, was detained in the country’s Eastern Petroleum Anchorage in the morning hours of March 5.

Focal Investigation & Security Agency has been appointed for security and investigation purposes related to the arrest.

Built by Japanese shipbuilder Namura, the bulk carrier features a length of 184 meters and a width of 30 meters. The vessel has a market value of USD 2.9 million, VesselsValue data shows.

AIS data provided by MarineTraffic indicates that the Panama-flagged Hong Harvest deployed from Iran’s port of Bandar Abbas on February 19 and arrived at the Singapore anchorage on March 4.

Source: www.worldmaritimenews.com

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