Singapore: detained. File Image / Pixabay.
A general cargo ship is being held in the southeast Asian shipping and bunkering hub of Singapore, court records show.
The vessel is under the control of Chinese shipping interests based in the southeastern coastal city of Dalian, according to the shipping database equasis.
The reason for the move against the ship is unknown but is likely to be related to disputes over payment for goods and services.
Court records show that the Hosei 28 was arrested in the city on 20 March. The vessel was built in 2008 and is 12,433 deadweight tonnage
Another ship controlled by Greek interests was detained in Singapore yesterday.