Yacht carrying 600 adrift in Philippines

Yacht carrying 600 adrift in Philippines

Manila : Philippines | Mar 31, 2012 at 7:09 AM PDT
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Philppines Government has said that luxury yacht is driftingterritorial waters in the area after a small fire.

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According to Transport Ministry spokesman Philppines NicasioConti, fires emanating from the two engines on the ship AzamaraQuest Maltese flag, weighs 30,000 tons.

The fire occurred late afternoon on 29/3 on its way to the port ofSandakan in Malaysia.

The fire had been extinguished but one can not restart the ship's two engines make this boat drifting indefinitely. The passengers on board mainly from Europe and America were not injured, but somecrew members were injured following this fire.

Coast Guard Philippines has sent a rescue tugs and ships tosupport the ship.

according to the AFO

Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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