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    Anchor handler Ocean Lark sinks

    Projects and Operations // January 7, 2010

    An anchor handler reportedly sank off the coast of Singapore earlier this week.

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said in a statement that the Singapore-registered Ocean Lark went down at about 5am local time on Wednesday (2100 GMT on Tuesday).

    It added that about five hours later two of the boat's 13 crew members were rescued by another ship 16 nautical miles off Pedra Branca island, which is 34 miles east of Singapore.

    It said the country's air force and navy were searching for the other 11 crew members.

    Ocean Lark is believed to ve the former Seabulk Lark, a 5,100hp AHTS built in 1973.

     

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