Vietnam flag bulk carrier VIMC Sunrise major marine occurrence initial report
On 17th October, 2022, at about 1610 local time (UTC 0810), a Vietnam flag Bulk Carrier, VIMC SUNRISE, IMO NO. 9331878, during sailing on the Taiwan Strait , there were one crew overboard missing and three crews injured. There was no environmental pollution involved at present in this event.
The Taiwan Transportation Safety Board（TTSB）identified that this event was a very serious marine casualty per the Transportation Occurrence Investigation Act and referencing to the Casualty Investigation Code of the International Maritime Organization（IMO）.The Investigator-In-Charge was assigned, and an investigation team was launched to conduct the investigation.
Further information and progress of the occurrence investigation will be published on the TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Secretariat Office