Intertanko Calls for Release of Prestige Captain

Monday, December 02, 2002
Intertanko has expressed concern in regards to the detention of the Master of the tanker M/T Prestige that sank off Spain November 19 is impeding a full, prompt and independent investigation of the incident. The tanker Master Captain Mangouras has remained in custody of the Spanish authorities held against a bail of Euro 3 Million since he came off the ship after he and the Chief Engineer and the Chief Officer waived their right to be rescued and remained on-board to try to save the tanker. Internationally all concerned parties have called for a speedy and rigorous investigation of the incident and Intertanko is similarly on record with demand that this incident is comprehensively investigated. With the Master detained, without the proper means of liasing with the owners and with flag state inspectors and others who have a legal obligation to interview him being denied access, a full and independent investigation can not be commenced. The operator of the tanker has cooperated authorities since the vessel first encountered difficulties and has pledged to cooperate fully in an independent investigation.
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