SEAP Southeast Asia Pilot-1
  >   Southeast Asia Pilot

Singapore, Johor Bahru & Batam

Click to view Singapore, Johor Bahru & Batam photo gallery.

Singapore, Johor Bahru & Batam


Singapore is the large island (50kms east-west x 25kms north-south) at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Its geographical position has made it the key port in Southeast Asia and a crossroads for major east-west shipping routes.

Read more
Singapore regulations

Ships documents and a valid passport for all crew members must be on board.

Most international visitors will automatically get a two week visa on entry. The initial visa is renewable for a further two weeks and it is possible to obtain extensions for up to 90 days.

Read more

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru (abbreviated as JB) is the capital city of southernmost Malaysian state, Johor. The sprawling city is separated from the island nation of Singapore by the Johor Straits east and west of ‘The Causeway’ at Woodlands Immigration Checkpoint. 

Read more
Johor anchorage ‘D’, Senibong Cove (looking north)  | Photo by Bill O’Leary
Johor anchorage ‘D’, Senibong Cove (looking north) | Photo by Bill O’Leary
RAPID at Pengarang

Departing east from Pengileh, keep well clear of the dredging hardware associated with the new refinery reclamation works.

Read more


Across the Singapore Straits on the Indonesian island of Batam (about 12 miles), is Nongsa Point Marina which is often used by cruising yachts as a lower cost alternative to Singapore. Regular ferry services operate between Batam and Singapore from Harbour Front and Tanah Merah Ferry Terminals.

Funtasy Island 01°07.807N, 103°52.789E

Funtasy Island is an Indonesian multi-island residential development close to Batam. It is just 10 miles south of Harbour Front Singapore and a mile west of Sekupang Ferry Terminal on Batam.

Read more

Anchorages in Singapore, Johor Bahru & Batam

>>> Click here for a complete list of anchorages in Southeast Asia Pilot.

Singapore, Johor Bahru & Batam
  Go to top

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this book is accurate, the charts of anchorages are based on personal experience and satellite imagery and are intended as a guide only. They should not be used for navigation. Please refer to Official Hydrographic Charts of the respective countries.

The copyright holders of all content, in print and digital editions, are: Published book © Phuket Publicity Services Ltd. Part. / Texts © Bill O’Leary, Andy Dowden & Grenville Fordham / Design, layout & charts © Grenville Fordham / Photography: © as indicated in photo credits. All rights reserved
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form or by any means - graphic, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or otherwise – without the express permission of the publisher, Phuket Publicity Services Limited Partnership, and the other copyright owners.

Phuket Publicity Services Partnership, Ltd.,
Phuket Publicity Services Partnership, Ltd.,19/87 Moo 7,T.Srisunthorn, A. Talang, Phuket 83110 Thailand
Privacy policy