Refrigerator-604 Aground

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The 865 dwt reefer vessel Refrigerator-604 ran onto the rocks while entering Malo-Kurilskaya Bay, Shikotan Island, Kuril Islands. The vessel sits just 30 meters offshore rolled onto its right side. The vessel sustained heavy damage to the ballast tanks, hull holed, and engine room flooded. The crew of 14 were rescued. A tug is to be on scene to pump fuel out before the tanks leak. No reports on the cargo of 800 tons of forzen saury, but the vessel was listed to be scrapped.

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