Chemical tanker stranded in Vietnam with 1814 tons of oilStaff Writer | June 11, 2017
A chemical tanker registered under the Cayman Islands on the way from Singapore to China is being stranded near an island in Vietnam's central Binh Thuan province.
Shipping The 20,108-ton Chemroad Journey
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.
The Cayman Islands, a British overseas territory, encompasses three islands in the western Caribbean Sea. ■