After 4 days without search results, on 29/12 the search and rescue agencies in the Philippines, Japan has suspended the search for the ship by helicopter.
According to information from the shipping company Vinalines, unit managers and ship operators Vinalines Queen, today, (29/12), the search and rescue agencies of the Philippines, Japan has suspended the search for ship by helicopter after four days deployment to no avail.
Queen Vinalines ship missing
But today, Vinalines Shipping Company continues to coordinate with the Center for Maritime Search and Rescue Vietnam deployment of search and rescue vessel. The company also is proposing to the State Department and the Philippines Embassy in Vietnam announced to support local authorities in coastal areas of the Philippines Vinalines ship Queen of touch to find signs of the vessel.
The area where the ship lost contact Vinaliens Queen
Previously, 7 pm on 25/12, Vinalines ship Queen (the shipping company Vinalines - Vinalines Shipping, Maritime Corporation Vietnam) are making the journey to the coordinates 20 degrees north latitude - longitude 123.47 East (east of North Island Luzon - Philippines) has announced tilted to 180 and lost contact.
Department of Defense aircraft of Japan coast discovered an oil slick at 19-51.43oN coordinates; 123-37.38oE on 27/12 at 9h50, but not found any other floating objects.
Many people said that bad weather at sea may be the cause of the missing ship Queen Vinalines.
It is known that newly built ships Vinalines Queen 2006 in Japan. All technical equipment on board are very well equipped and good quality. This type of dry cargo ship with a tonnage 56,040 tons.