m/t Chao Anoma engine room blast, three injured
Product tanker Chao Anoma suffered an explosion in engine room on Nov 22 or Nov 21, vessel was under way in Andaman sea, en route from Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia to Yangon Myanmar. Three crew were seriously injured by the blast, tanker required assistance. It is understood, that the vessel wasn’t disabled, she changed her course, heading for Phuket Island. Tanker anchored off Phuket, Navy helicopter airlifted injured persons, and they were transferred to a hospital in Phuket.