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Thai oil tanker with 40,000 liters of fuel sinks in heavy rain, rough seas near Phuket

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Thai oil tanker with 40,000 liters of fuel sinks in heavy rain, rough seas near Phuket; four crew safely rescued.

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BANGKOK, 4 September 2010 (NNT) – A 40,000- liter oil tanker sinks off the Chalong Bay of Phuket, all crew members are reported safe.

At 11.00 hrs, a tanker carrying 40,000 liters oil named ‘Chok Thawon 6’ sank off the coast of Phuket. The tank was sufferring damage in a storm before sinking at 10 nautical miles from Chalong bay. All four crew members had been rescued without suffering any injury.

At the moment, the situation is being monitored closely for fear of oil leakage. However, there has not been any oil spill reported so far.

NNT


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