Thursday, December 16, 2010

Amver ship sinks in South China Sea, 27 missing

Tradewinds reported this morning that the 1,022 teu container ship Phu Tan capsized and sank in the South China Sea sending 27 crew and passengers into the water.  A search is underway for the crew who reportedly took to the water in life jackets. 

The Phu Tan enrolled in the Amver system on January 1, 1998 and is one of several Vietnamese ships participating in the Amver system.

We'll provide more updates as we learn them.

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