On December 17, 2002 around 0445 hours, a Panamanian tanker Sky Ace
collided with a Singapore registered container vessel Kota Wijaya
off the coast of Sriracha district, Chion Buri province,
close to the entrance of Laem Chabang Port,
one of the major ports of Thailand.
Damage of Sky Ace on the right side from a navigational bridge
to the rear of the boat
resulted in a spill of bunker oil into the sea.
Only spill of around 20 tons of bunker oil was reported initially.