You are at:

Camadan

Name
Camadan
Accident date
12/03/2002
Location
Malta
Accident area
14 nautical miles south west of Malta
Spill area
Inshore
Cause of spill
Structural damage
Nature of pollutant
phosphate fertilizer
Ship / structure type
Cargo vessel
Built date
1982
Length
93.70 m
Flag
Turkish
Owner
Coskun Deniz, Turquie
Manager
Fupet Petrol Urunleri Pazarlama Ticaret Ve Sanayi As, Turquie

On 11 March 2002, due to a storm the Turkish cargo vessel Camadan began to take water off the island of Malta. The following day, towing attempts were carried out without success. The crew was rescued by helicopter and the vessel sank with its cargo of phosphate fertilizer.

Sources:

- IMO/UNEP/MAP/REMPEC, 2004, List of alerts and accidents in the Mediterranean
- www.cargolaw.com

Last update: 13/08/2009