A shadow-fleet oil tanker that had previously falsified its location to avoid detection on digital ship-tracking systems ran aground near Singapore, a stark reminder of the environmental risks that such vessels pose.

A spokesman for the Indonesian navy said the Liberty, a 23-year-old oil carrier sailing under the flag of Cameroon, ran aground on Dec. 3 and that an investigation was underway.

The ship was carrying a cargo of oil from Venezuela, acco

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