A barge on the reefs of Sipadan. May 2006. Photo: Alex Mustard.

The funds of Sipadan damaged by a barge

Dear English-speaking readers, this page is an automatic Google translation from a post originally written in French. My apologies for the weird sentences and the funny mistakes that could have been generated during the process. If you can read French, the original and correct version can be found here:

  Malaysia: Peninsula and Borneo - July 2006

Info unearthed on Plongeur.com. Read the full description in English right here. To sum up, a barge loaded with construction materials destroyed a portion (fortunately limited) of the Sipadan Reef ...

The mythical site of Cousteau! A site called "protected"! Exit the "Piece of inviolable art"... But what was this barge doing in Sipadan? I thought it was forbidden to build?

A barge on the reefs of Sipadan. May 2006. Photo: Alex Mustard.

It gives me comfort in the idea that I do well to go diving in Sipadan without waiting. Despite this incident as strange as disastrous, the funds are still preserved, and certainly much more than they will be in a few years ...

  Malaysia: Peninsula and Borneo - July 2006

  Between Two Journeys

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