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Vietnamese ship runs aground off Philippines due to sleeping officer

Vietnamese ship runs aground off Philippines due to sleeping officer

A Vietnam-flagged cargo vessel agrounded near Liwagao Island in Antique, Philippines, on 13 August 2020.

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The 4,400 dwt Globe 6 with 25 crew were on their way to Davao City from Ho Chi Minh City to deliver rice cargo when the incident occurred.

“PCG personnel immediately proceeded to said vicinity waters to inspect the vessel for possible damages that may cause oil spill and to conduct initial inquiry about the cause of the maritime incident,” stated.

The PCG divers on board the patrol vessel BRP Cape Engaño were sent to the scene to inspect the condition of the hull of the vessel.

Maritime Business World 

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