Chemroad Journey Salvaged By MTSC

Chemical tanker “Chemroad Journey”, 33,526 DWT, Cayman Islands flag, went aground 110NM off the coast of Vietnam on June 10, 2017. A team of salvage experts from Malayan Towage onboard Trabajador1, 8,200HP from Subic, Philippines and Nippon Salvage from Moji, Japan were immediately dispatched to provide assistance and successfully refloated the stranded vessel on July 02, 2017. Joint efforts between the salvors, shipowner and Vietnamese authorities resulted in the successful operation and prevented further damage to the environment. The vessel was placed at a safe anchorage awaiting discharge of her cargo prior to towing to a dry dock.