Chemical tanker stranded in Vietnam with 1814 tons of oil
The 20,108-ton Chemroad Journey, which is carrying 27 people, 1,701 tons of fuel oil and 113 tons of diesel oil, is being stranded some 28 nautical miles from Phu Quy island, Vietnam's National Search and Rescue Committee said on Sunday afternoon.
The Vietnamese side is ready to coordinate with Chemroad Journey to help the tanker if it requests, as well as to cope with potential oil spills.
A chemical tanker is designed to transport chemicals, such as industrial chemicals, clean petroleum products, palm oil and methanol, in bulk.
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