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Bangladeshi freighter Hope sank in Andaman sea off Phuket, 10 crew missing

July 4, 2013 at 09:14 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel Hope issued distress signal and around 03:45 Bangkok time July 4 13, reporting sinking in heavy seas, vessel was some 35 miles south of Phuket Island, Thailand, Andaman sea. Reportedly, 19 crew were rescued by Thai Navy helicopter, 10 in a life raft went missing. Thai Navy continues Search and Rescue searching the area by helicopters. Vessel was en route to Chittagong, Bangladesh, after transiting Malacca Strait.

  Bangladeshi freighter Hope sank in Andaman sea off Phuket, 10 crew missing

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