Tanker HA AN 01 with some 1,000 tons of fuel on board sank at anchorage off Diem Dien port channel, Thai Binh province, at night Sep 8, being caught in adverse weather. 7 crew rescued, no reports on oil leak yet, but authorities already deployed Oil Response Agency to deal with possible leak and oil on board. Understood tanker is resting on bottom, with superstructure remaining partially above waterline.
Tanker HA AN 01, Reg. Number HP 5767, GT 1232, flag Vietnam.