Singapore detains pan ocean ship

Singapore detains pan ocean ship

An oil/chemical tanker has been arrested in Singapore waters, according to data provided by Supreme Court of Singapore.

The 2008-built Grand Ace 12 was detained in the evening hours of February 28, 2018.

The reason for the vessel’s detention was not disclosed.

Focal Investigation & Security Agency has been appointed for security and investigation purposes related to the arrest of the MR2 tanker, which flies the flag of Panama.

Owned by South Korean shipping company Pan Ocean Shipping, Grand Ace 12 was en route from Dongguan, China to Singapore at the time of the detention, VesselsValue’s data show.

Following the arrest, the vessel was brought to Eastern Special Purpose Anchorage A.   

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