Tanker with fuel beached by storm, Malta

Feb. 10, 2018 at 13:33 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Bunker tanker HEPHAESTUS with cargo of fuel on board drifted ashore at Qawra coast, northern Malta, after her anchor dragged in stormy weather, during the night Feb 10. She was beached at around 0530 UTC Feb 10, 7 crew, including 4 Bangladesh nationalities, 2 Russian and 1 Egyptian, went on shore, Bangladeshi Captain was the only one injured, he was hospitalized. Officials said there’s no immediate danger of oil leak. Photo, video at https://www.tvm.com.mt/en/news/watch-ship-runs-aground-qawra-shore/

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Tanker with fuel beached by storm, Malta

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