What special marine habitats are near this location?
- The Pulau Semakau's intertidal walk trail and the location of TeamSeagrass monitoring sites.
- Singapore's first coral nursery, which is located near Raffles Reserved Anchorage where the oil rig is parked.
Oil Rig "Wilseeker" at Raffles Reserved Anchorage
from Port Marine Notice No. 195 of 2008 dated 7 Nov 08
With effect from 11 Nov 2008 to 10 Dec 2008, 24 hours daily including Sundays and Public Holidays, at Raffles Reserved Anchorage (ARAFR)(see attached plan):
Work on the oil rig entail system tests; crew change; familiarisation and replenishing spares and provisions. The rig would jack down its legs at the anchorage within the working area.