Chief Engineer missing, not found

Chief Engineer of general cargo ship MARIWIT was reported missing in the afternoon Nov 24, he was last seen in engine room when the ship was leaving Penang, Malaysia. SAR was launched, but Chief Engineer, 49-year old Chinese nationality, wasn’t found. The ship arrived at port of destination Kemaman, Malaysia, South China sea, on Nov 26.
General cargo ship MARIWIT, IMO 9459448, dwt 12190, built 2009, flag Panama, manager HIROMI SHIPPING CO LTD.

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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.