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Hope of finding missing Thorco seafarers dwindles

Signs indicate that the Thorco Cloud was hit on the side and torn in two when the vessel sank during the course of a few minutes at the entry point to the Singapore Strait on Wednesday night, local time.

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The hope of finding survivors from wrecked vessel Thorco Cloud is dwindling by he hour. On Friday morning, CET, six seafarers from the ships crew of 12 remain missing.

Thorco Cloud went down at the entry point to the Singapore Strait at around 8.14 pm local time. According to Thorco CEO Thomas Mikkelsen, the ship sank in a matter of minutes following a devastating collision with chemical tanker vessel Stolt Commitment of carrier Stolt Tankers.

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