The removal of bulk oil from the sea and beaches is nearly completed, a joint news release stated on Monday. There has been no observed oil slick along the East Coast and Changi since 18 June, based on both satellite and drone images. The bulk of oil-soaked sand has been removed from most of the […]

Singapore oil spill: Siloso Beach largely cleaned, over 140,000 kilograms of oil-soaked sands scooped up during cleaning drive

The oil spill cleanup drive is currently ongoing in several affected beaches in Singapore. Sentosa, one of the affected areas, has made “good progress”, the Sentosa Development Corporation stated on Facebook. As per a Facebook post, over 140,000 kilograms of oil-soaked sands have been removed from different beaches in the area since June 15. “We […]

Singapore oil spill: Over 71,000kg of oil-soaked sand scooped up at the three Sentosa beaches, says minister; Malaysia starts coastal cleanup

Authorities have removed over 71,000 kilograms of sand as part of the cleanup drive following the oil spill on June 14. The information was stated by Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, on Facebook. Fu said she visited Tanjong Beach and Siloso Beach on Sentosa with MOS Alvin Tan on June 20, “to […]

Singapore oil spill: Additional booms deployed, several beaches closed for public

The next phase of the clean-up operations has commenced with the additional deployment of various booms and oil recovery systems, an official news release said on Monday. 1500 metres of booms have been deployed, and an additional 1600 metres will be deployed over the next few days in designated sites to support the containment of […]

Singapore: Oil spill clean-up drive attracts almost 1,400 volunteers, shares Minister Desmond Lee

Around 1,400 people signed up as volunteers in the clean-up drive following the oil spill which struck Singapore shores on June 15. Hailing the volunteers, National Development Minister Desmond Lee shared the number in a Facebook post on June 16. “We are grateful for the overwhelming response. As of 12pm today, almost 1,400 people have […]

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