Oil tanker runs aground in Rizal

Posted at 03/02/10 11:19 AM

MANILA, Philippines - An oil tanker carrying a load of bunker fuel ran aground at the Napindan Channel near Rizal province Tuesday morning.

Initial reports from radio dzMM said the MT Patriot was delivering fuel for the Korean Electric Power Co. in Pililla, Rizal when it ran aground.

The ship's owners are now coordinating with the Philippine Coast Guard to bring the ship to shore and transfer its cargo. With a report from Edwin Sevidal, radio dzMM