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Cargo vessel runs aground in waters off Cabilao Island in Bohol

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 06:17 PM February 05, 2021

A cargo vessel ran aground in the waters off Cabilao Island in Loon, Bohol on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. (Photo: Estrella Go- Zagorski)

TAGBILARAN CITY –– A cargo vessel ran aground in the waters off Cabilao Island in Loon town, Bohol on Friday, Feb. 5.

A local fisherman found MV Trans-Asia 5 floating at sea on Friday dawn, Estrella Go-Zagorski of La Estrella Beach Resort and Cabilao Dive Center said.

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Go-Zagorski said she and three other divers dove in to inspect the extent of the damage.

In a post on Facebook, the Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Inc. said the cargo vessel was no longer part of the company.

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“We have received news of MV Trans-Asia 5 running aground in Bohol. Please be informed that Trans-Asia 5 was already sold to a foreign buyer last Jan. 15, 2021. The vessel is in effect not part of Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Inc. fleet,” it said.

Seaman Second Class Rodel Astronomo of Philippine Coast Guard-Western Bohol said a team was deployed to conduct an inquiry on the actual cause of the incident.

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