Freighter pushed aground by storm, Philippines

General cargo ship CRYSTAL BAY ran aground on northwest coast of Luzon island, Philippines, South China sea, in the morning Apr 7, while en route from Port Klang Malaysia to Niigata Japan. Reportedly the ship while trying to shelter from storm, and was pushed aground in Barangay Pantoc area. As of 1500 UTC Apr 7, status and condition of CRYSTAL BAY are unknown.
General cargo ship CRYSTAL BAY, IMO 9519559, dwt 8776, built 2009, flag Panama, manager EAGLE SHIP MANAGEMENT CO LTD, Japan.

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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.