Tanker collided with fishing vessel, 1 dead, 2 missing, Galveston

Product tanker BOW FORTUNE collided with fishing vessel PAPPY’S PRIDE at around 2130 UTC Jan 14 while entering Galveston, USA, Gulf of Mexico. PAPPY’S PRIDE capsized, leaving 4 crew in water. 2 were rescued and transferred to medical emergency, 1 of them later died. 2 crew remain missing. Tanker berthed at Galveston, her port of destination, at around 2300 UTC. Search for 2 missing fishermen still continuing.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this tanker as having a AMBER risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 34% (23-MAR-18), compared to the fleet average 35%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.

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