Tanker accident, 4 Filipino crew injured, one in critical condition

Product tanker WHITE SHARK experienced not clarified kind of trouble in South China sea off southern Vietnam coast on Dec 29 or earlier, tanker turned to Vietnam and requested medical assistance to 4 injured crew, one very bedly, with fractured leg bones, ribs, head wounds and extensive bleeding. Vietnamese SAR ship was sent to medevac injured crew and deliver them to Nha Trang, they’ve been transferred to hospital in the morning Dec 30. As of 0530 UTC Dec 30, tanker was in position off Nha Trang, speed 4 knots. Tanker is en route from Malaysia’s Kirteh Oil Terminal, port of destination unknown. “Working accident” was mentioned. All 4 injured are Filipino seamen: Ritche Magbanua, Joseph Villacastin, Rodolfo Castro and Clyde Josef Boilosa.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this tanker as having a ‘amber’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 43% (21-AUG-18), compared to the fleet average 35%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.

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