Pattaya Daily News

01 April 2014 :: 11:04:05 am 83578

Royal Thai Fleet Sends Boat To Assist Stricken Cargo Ships

The Royal Thai Fleet sent a royal boat named Tor.110 to assist 2 cargo ships named CN Jumbo and Anton Topic which had collided with each other off the coast of Pattaya. All 23 crew members were unharmed.
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PATTAYA – March 31, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 12.05 a.m.; Vice Admiral Weeraphan Sukkon (Commander-in-Chief, First Naval Area Command, Royal Thai Fleet) was notified from a cargo ship named CN Jumbo, Bulk Carrier type, Maltese nationality, length 165 meters, IMO : 9111371 that it had been hit by a cargo ship named Anton Topic 8 sea miles south west of Koh Lan Island and sea water was flowing into the second hold of the ship. The captain radioed for assistance and informed that his 23 crew were going to abandon ship, so Vice Admiral Weeraphan commanded a royal boat named Tor.110 that was patrolling in Pattaya bay together with the special operation officers of First Naval Area Command (the frogmen) to assist the CN Jumbo cargo ship.

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Lieutenant Saran Phootyothin (Commandant of Tor.110 royal boat) went to inspect the scene and confirmed that the CN Jumbo cargo ship had not sunk and the crew hadn’t abandoned ship as the Royal Thai Fleet had been informed and all 23 crew were safe. The sailors of Tor.110 royal boat and the crew of CN Jumbo cargo ship were pumping out the sea water from inside the hull of CN Jumbo boat and fixed the crack.

Reporter : Nirach   Photo : Nirach   Category : Community News

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