General cargo vessel HUNG THAI 17 capsized
General cargo vessel HUNG THAI 17 capsized in position 17-57.53N 106-30.81E, South China Sea, about a mile off Quang Dong coast, Vietnam, in the morning Nov 29. Vessel loaded with apatite lost steering control and was tossed and pitched by swell, causing cargo shift. 10 crew were rescued, situation with vessel unclear, she may be yet afloat.
General cargo vessel HUNG THAI 17, IMO 9608647, dwt 2950, built 2013, flag Vietnam, manager HUNG THAI TRANSPORT CO LTD, Cat Thanh.