Oil Leak As Tanker Collides With Berthed Cargo Ship


Water supply tanker struck berthed general cargo ship as reported by Maritime Bulletin.

Oil leak

In Ulysses Bay, Port Vladivostok, Russia, on May 22, the water supply tanker LOTOS collided with the berthed general cargo ship VYACHESLAV ANISIMOV. The tanker was manoeuvring into position to moor. VYACHESLAV ANISIMOV suffered a hull break or breaches in the fuel tank area, resulting in a diesel oil spill. VYACHESLAV ANISIMOV continued in the same role as of May 23. The tanker was only slightly damaged, if at all.

Tanker details 

General cargo ship VYACHESLAV ANISIMOV, IMO 9004463, dwt 9530, built 1991, flag Russia, manager AZIA SHIPPING CO.

Freshwater tanker LOTOS, IMO 8931279, dwt 201, built 1981, flag Russia.


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Source: Maritime Bulletin 


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