Marine accident round-up : 24th May 2017

Cargo ship MV Chan TT has been stranded between Yangon (formerly Rangoon), Myanmar, and Myeik, since May 19th, reports Vessel Tracker. There were 15 crewmembers on board including the captain. The ship was carrying 350 tonnes of various commodities.

Towing vessel Mr Landon began taking on water, then to avoid sinking was deliberately run aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, Louisiana, US, early on Monday, the US Coast Guard has said. About 10 gallons of oil were cleaned up after the accident by the USCG Marine Safety Unit and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.