All-Pinoy crew in sinking ship
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said the Philippine embassy in Hanoi was seeking more information about the sinking of a cargo ship manned by an all Filipino crew that sank off Vietnam. The ship, the Bulk Jupiter, was carrying iron ore from China to Malaysia with 19 Filipino crew on board, according to Vietnamese news website Toui Tre News. The 56,000-ton Bahamian-flagged vessel sank at 9:41 p.m. 150 nautical miles from Vietnam's southern city of Vung Tau, the news site said. As of Saturday, one crew member had been rescued, while two bodies were recovered. The rest of the crew were missing, according to the reports.
Calleja, N. P. (2015, January 4). All-Pinoy crew in sinking ship. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A3.
- Philippine Daily Inquirer