On January 15, 2002 around 1930 hours, the Panama registered
Eastern Fortitude, an unloaded chemical tanker,
hit a rock at Sa Nae san sub-district, Amphoe Sattahip,
Chon Buri province, located in the east of Thailand.
The accident caused damages to the vessel's bow and forward bottom,
There were no dead or injuries
but 234 tons of low speed diesel oil was spilled into the sea.