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Vietnam: “BT 99887-TS” detained over 46,000 litres of illegal diesel oil cargo

13 Oct 2022

The Vietnam Coast Guard on Wednesday (12 October) said it has escorted fishing vessel ship BT 99887-TS to the port of Squadron 301 in Vung Tau city for further investigations over an alleged illegal diesel oil cargo.

The fishing vessel was found by a 3rd Coast Guard Region Command patrol about 100 nautical miles southeast of Con Dao about 7:45 a.m. on Sunday (9 October), it said..

Initial inspections discovered the vessel, manned by a crew of five, buying the oil from an unknown vessel at sea; it was delivering the diesel oil to another location before being caught by authorities.

A series of earlier Vietnamese Coast Guard arrests covered by Manifold Times in 2022 are as follows: 

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Photo credit: Vietnam Coast Guard
Published: 13 October, 2022

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