Tanker abandoned, adrift in South Pacific

July 24, 2022 TMSA 3

Product tanker ANGEL 33 reported abandoned and adrift some 400 nm NE of eastern Papua New Guinea, South Pacific, as of evening Jul 16. Tanker is unlit, navigational lights are off. Last ship’s AIS position dated May 19. The ship sailed into the area from Kaohsiung, probably she was engaged in bunkering fishing vessels. No news on ship crew fate, character of accident, etc., awaiting details, updates.

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