Bulk Carriers Collide While Maneuvering

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Bulk carrier collided with another bulk carrier in Kaohsiung Harbor on Dec 9, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Bulk carrier NEW SILK ROAD 1 collided with bulk carrier LUCKY PIONEER in Kaohsiung Harbor in the afternoon Dec 9.  Both ships were under way, maneuvering while the collision happened.

Damages reported

NEW SILK ROAD 1 struck LUCKY PIONEER stern with her bow, both ships sustained damages. 

Both the ship’s were berthed for survey and investigation.

About the bulk carriers

NEW SILK ROAD 1

Bulk carrier NEW SILK ROAD 1, IMO 8651855, dwt 4050, built 2009, flag Belize, manager HONGKONG NEW SILK ROAD.

LUCKY PIONEER

Bulk carrier LUCKY PIONEER, IMO 9143714, dwt 24279, built 1997, flag Panama, manager FUJIAN YONGJIA SHIPPING CO LTD.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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