2 crew in coma medevaced from Taiwanese freighter

Two crew members of Taiwanese general cargo ship WISE SW were medevaced in Vietnam waters after the ship requested urgent medical assistance at night Jan 12. WISE SW was under way off Vung Tau, medevac was coordinated by Vietnam MRCC, badly wounded sailors, both said to be in coma, were transferred to hospital. Details weren’t revealed, it isn’t known yet, what kind of accident injured two crew that bad. WISE SW port of destination unknown, last AIS dated Jan 9, the ship was heading north en route from Singapore.
General cargo ship WISE SW, IMO 9568457, dwt 11700, built 2010, flag Panama, manager SHIH WEI NAVIGATION CO. LTD, Taiwan.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.