Huge cargo ship with 22 crew members VANISHES in South Atlantic 1,500 miles from shore

The South Korean vessel Stellar Daisy was sailing from Brazil to China when it vanished.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/huge-cargo-ship-22-crew-10143037

South Korea Searching for Missing Cargo Vessel & Crew

Stellar Daisy Missing 2,500 kilometres (1,500 miles) from shore

South Korea has requested Brazil and Uruguay to aid in the search and rescue, the official said asking not to be identified.

The very large ore carrier (VLOC) Stellar Daisy owned and operated by South Korea’s Polaris Shipping based in Busan was sailing from Brazil to China carrying iron ore when it sent a distress signal to the ship operator Friday, Yonhap said.

A message last received on Friday by Polaris from a crewmember said the ship was taking in water on the port side and was listing rapidly, Yonhap said.
https://www.voanews.com/a/south-korea-search-missing-cargo-vessel-crew/3792749.html

S Korean cargo ship Stellar Daisy vanishes in South Atlantic

”The ship, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) with a capacity of 260,000 tonnes, was being operated by a South Korean company but was flagged to the Marshall Islands, and had 16 Filipinos and 8 South Koreans on board.” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-39467269

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s