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12 Filipino crew missing in hit and run
Team Sea and Coast | 29/06/2020

Bulk carrier Vienna Wood A is in suspicion of a hit and run in Mindoro Strait, Philippines, in predawn of June 28th. Local fishing boat was hit by cargo ship some 15 nm southwest of Paluan, Occidental Mindoro, 12 piscators went missing, boat later sank.

Roughly 14 to 15 fishing boat crew went missing. Exact number of Cargo ship didn’t stop and sailed away. Coast Guard later figured out Vienna Wood A as the main suspect, the ship was ordered to interrupt the voyage from Subic Bay Philippines, to Groote Eylandt island, Australia, and sail to Batangas, Philippines, for investigation. Bulk carrier crew is rumoured to be Chinese.

As of 29 June, the ship is either drifting or moving dead ahead in northern the direction.