Four freighters beached by typhoon Talas
Four freighters were beached by typhoon Talas on July 17, among them cargo ship THAI HA 26 and cargo ship TRUONG THANH. Both were anchored off Cua Lo beach, and drifted ashore during Talas passage. Preparations under way to work out plan of wreck removals, required surveys of beached vessels condition said to be already going on. Talas sunk cargo ship VTB 26, with 5 crew missing and 1 dead, see http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/07/17/general-cargo-vessel-sank-in-gulf-of-tonkin-1-dead-5-missing/
General cargo vessel THAI HA 26, IMO 9405356, dwt 4281, built 2006, flag Vietnam, manager HOANG DAT CO LTD, Haiphong.
General cargo vessel TRUONG THANH, MMSI 574013416, length 92 meters, flag Vietnam.