Fishing vessel sank after collision with tanker, 1 dead 1 missing, Thailand

Product tanker OCEAN MARINE collided with fishing vessel in Gulf of Siam 33 nm NW of Koh Samui island, Thailand, on Mar 21, understood in the morning. Fishing vessel reportedly sank, 3 fishermen rescued, 1 recovered dead, another 1 is missing.
Product tanker OCEAN MARINE, IMO 8020692, dwt 2530, built 1980, flag Thailand, manager PC Marine.



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