Fatal sea mishap: 3 Ilonggos onboard sunken ship in Vietnam
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Three Ilonggos were among the crewmembers of an ill-fated cargo ship which sank in Vietnam waters over the weekend, a Vietnam news agency reported. The Department of Foreign Affairs said the families of the crew members of sunken cargo ship Bulk Jupiter are being informed of the plight of their loved ones. Bulk Jupiter, which was manned by 19 Filipino crewmembers, sank off the coast of Vung Tau City in Vietnam last January 2. Vietnam’s Tuoi Tre News website (tuoitrenews.vn) reported on Sunday that the ship’s chief cook, Angelito C. Rojas, was rescued. According to the maritime crew list posted in the same website, Rojas is from Tigbauan, Iloilo.
De Los Santos, M. A. (2015, January 5). Fatal sea mishap: 3 Ilonggos onboard sunken ship in Vietnam. The Daily Guardian, pp. 1, 7.
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Merchant ships; Sinking; Marine accidents; Search and rescue; Bauxite; Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); Tuoi Tre News; Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinating Center (Vietnam MSRCC); Gearbulk Holding Limited; Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA); Philippine Honorary Consul General; Rojas, Angelito C.; Sansolis, Rosilo Navarro; Flora, Gilbert Feleciano
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