Tanker Collides With Freighter!


Korean tanker collided with Japanese freighter in Kawasaki waters on April 01, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Korean tanker SUNRISE SAMBU collided with Japanese cargo ship SEIKAI MARU on April 01, at around 0720 Tokyo time in Kawasaki waters, below Tokyo Bay Aqua Line Expressway. Both the vessels were under way at the time of collision. 

Damages reported

It was reported that the tanker sustained portside bow damages and the cargo ship’s hull was damaged portside midship. 

  • Tanker was brought to anchor at Kawasaki anchorage.
  • Cargo ship was berthed in Kawasaki Port. 

No injuries or leakage were reported.

About the vessels

Product tanker SINRISE SAMBU, IMO 9288007, dwt 3613, built 2004, flag South Korea, manager SAMBU SHIPPING CO LTD.

General cargo ship SEIKAI MARU, IMO 8743361, dwt 1700, built 2009, flag Japan, manager INOSHITA KAIUN KK.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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