APL VANCOUVER is now en-route to Singapore. The vessel was cleared for departure on February 12th following inspections by the Salvage team and Class surveyor.

Update: APL VANCOUVER En-route to Singapore
Caption: Container ship APL Vancouver - Image courtesy of mgklingsick

Additional safety measures have been provided for its voyage to Singapore, including an escort tug.

The incident on board the vessel has been brought to an end with swift emergency response by its crew and immediate salvage operations that were activated.

All crew onboard has remained safe and no pollution has resulted from the situation.

A full investigation will be undertaken to determine the cause of the incident.

“APL would like to express its gratitude to the Vietnamese authorities for their very efficient and effective professional assistance.”

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Source: APL