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Vietnam: Coastguard arrests vessel transporting 70,000 liters of illegal diesel oil

05 Jul 2021

The Vietnam Coast Guard on 2 July at about 2pm (local time) arrested the wooden-hulled ship “KG91283TS” in the sea area about 29 nautical miles northwest of Tho Chu Island – Kien Giang over its illegal diesel oil cargo.

Through initial inspection, the ship “KG91283TS” carried about 70,000 liters of DO oil (according to the captain’s testimony).

At the time of inspection, the master and crew members failed to present invoices and documents proving the lawful origin of the above-mentioned goods; the seafarers similarly did not present qualifications. 

The Vietnam Coast Guard took note of the offences and carried out further procedures in accordance with the law.

A series of earlier Vietnamese Coast Guard arrests covered by Manifold Times in 2021 are as follows: 

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Additionally, earlier Vietnamese Coast Guard arrests covered by Manifold Times before 2021 can be found below at the link here.

 

Photo credit: Vietnam Coast Guard
Published: 5 July, 2021

 

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