Ronan Keating mistakes busy Singapore port for tankers 'unable to dock' due to ...

Ronan Keating has posted a heated apology, telling haters to 'shut the f**k up' after mistaking a busy Singapore port for tankers 'unable to dock' because of the coronavirus. 

Earlier this week, the singer, 43, shared a picture while flying over the port and wrote: 'A snap shot of some on the tankers held in Singapore not allowed to dock because of the virus.'

But ships at sea off the world's second-busiest port are a common sight and many social media users, including the The Maritime & Port authority of Singapore, were quick to tell him so. 

Hitting out: Ronan Keating has posted a heated apology, telling haters to 'shut the f**k up' after mistaking a busy Singapore port for tankers 'unable to dock' because of the coronavirus

Hitting out: Ronan Keating has posted a heated apology, telling haters to 'shut the f**k up' after mistaking a busy Singapore port for tankers 'unable to dock' because of the coronavirus

They replied to Ronan on Monday: 'We are glad that @rokeating caught a glimpse of the busy Port of Singapore. Every 2-3 minutes, a ship arrives or leaves Singapore. At any one time, there are about 1,000 ships in the Port!

'To date, no cargo vessel has been turned away due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We have taken enhanced precautions while ships continue to berth at our port. 

They added: Staff are working "round the clock" to ensure the port stays open, the post said, adding: "#WeCouldntSayNothingAtAll.'

The hashtag is a reference to Keating's hit When You Say Nothing At All. 

Oops: The singer, 43, shared a picture of the port while flying over and wrote: 'A snap shot of some on the tankers held in Singapore not allowed to dock because of the virus.'

Oops: The singer, 43, shared a picture of the port while flying over and wrote: 'A snap shot of some on the tankers held in Singapore not allowed to dock because of the virus.'

This led Ronan to issue a grovelling apology but told his haters to 'shut the f**k up', which he later deleted from the post. 

He wrote: I recently posted this pic after being told by a local in Singapore that the reason they were all parked up was due to the virus.

'I have been recently informed that this is not true and that this is how the harbour always looks. 

'I apologise if I offended anyone in my post you all know I would never purposefully

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