Vessels Collide With People On Board


  • A Japanese training vessel collides with a fishing vessel.
  • Nearly 73 people including 50 students onboard the training vessel.
  • Hull crack on fishing vessel and superficial damages on training vessel.
  • No injuries reported.

Japanese training ship collides with fishing vessel, writes Mikhail Voytenko for Maritime Bulletin.

Vessel collision

A Japanese training vessel FUKUSHIMA MARU with 73 people on board including 50 students collides with fishing vessel.

The vessel was approaching Onahama port, Fukushima, east Honshu, shortly after 0900 Tokyo time Sep 15.

Vessels sustain damages

Fishing vessel sustained hull crack in fore section.  The training vessel understood to suffer superficial damages.

FUKUSHIMA MARU was berthed at Onahama port.  The fishing vessel resumed her sailing to home port, under own power.

Vessel details

Fisheries training vessel FUKUSHIMA MARU, IMO 9816139, GT 957, built 2017, flag Japan, owner Fukushima Prefecture.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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