05 Apr 2019
In response to media queries, the MFA Spokesperson said,
“The Government of Singapore has not received any communicationor information from Malaysia related to the development of a ship-to-ship transfer hub in the Straits of Johor by KA Petra Sdn Bhd and Hutchison Port Holdings Ltd. We are seeking more information from Malaysia on the project, including its precise location, as well as any potential implications this project has on Malaysia’s bilateral and international obligations, including on safety of navigation in the area and its potential transboundary environmental impact.
Singapore has requested such information from Malaysia in order to assess its implications for Singapore.”
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
5 APRIL 2019