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

The funds of Sipadan damaged by a barge

  Between Two Journeys

Dear English-speaking readers, this page is an automatic translation made from a post originally written in French. My apologies for any strange sentences and funny mistakes that may have been generated during the process. If you are reading French, click on the French flag below to access the original and correct text: 


Info unearthed on Plongeur.com. Read the full description in English here on Wetpixel. 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 ...

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  Malaysia: Peninsula and Borneo - July 2006

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