Video: Tanker Vessel FSO Nabarima In Danger Of Sinking With 60000000 Gallons Of Oil
Tanker vessel FSO Nabarima is in danger of sinking off the coast of Venezuela. It has about 1.3 million barrels of oil on board as reported by the Fishermen and Friends of the Seas action group.
The 2005 built massive tanker vessel which is anchored in the Gulf of Pariah and used to store oil is listing severely and can capsize.
Press agency Reuters reported that Venezuelan state oil company (PDVSA) owned vessel has problems with valves.
Towards the end of August, the ship’s crew had already reported these problems after flooding in the engine room.
Reference: swzmaritime.nl | Media Credits: Fishermen and Friends of the Sea
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poor technical follow up and saving on maintenance employing unskilled seafarers leads always to disaster