Tanker Sheng Chang grounded by typhoon, Taiwan

July 24, 2014 at 04:26 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Product tanker Sheng Chang was grounded by typhoon Matmo on July 23 on a coastline in Kaohsiung area, Taiwan. The crew was evacuated by helicopters in the afternoon that day, all are believed to be safe and sound. Tanker is in ballast, authorities said there’s no spill threat. Two options of salvage declared – either refloating, or dismantling on the site. On a photo from Focus Taiwan grounded Sheng Chang battered by typhoon.

Tanker Sheng Chang grounded by typhoon, Taiwan

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