Tanker aground, breached, South China sea

See June 12 UPDATE: http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/06/12/tanker-chemroad-journey-grounding-update/

Product tanker CHEMROAD JOURNEY reported running aground in the morning June 11 some 28 nm south of Phu Quy Island, off Phan Thiet city, north of Saigon, Vietnam, South China sea. 27-crew vessel en route from Singapore to China, understood in load, probably breached, 15 degrees portside list reported. MRCC Vietnam launched SAR.
Product tanker CHEMROAD JOURNEY, IMO 9414254, dwt 33526, built 2009, flag Cayman Islands, manager IINO MARINE SERVICE CO LTD, Japan.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.