Category Archives: Grounding

Jin Hai 805

The 39 meter long, 255 ton fishing vessel Jinhai 805 ran aground off the Oki Islands, Japan.  The Jinhai 805 was attempting to take refuge from bad weather when the vessel ran up onto the rocks near Shimane.  The Jinhai 805 sent out a distress call with the Japan Coast Guard responding. Authorities rescued 23 of the 25 crew from the fishing vessel.  Two men were reported as missing.   Four of the rescued crew were later taken to hospital for treatment for hypothermia.

Sri Kandi 515

Sri Kandi 515
Photo: Fleetmon

The 88 meter long tanker Sri Kandi  515 went ashore in the Gulf of Thailand at Narathiwat, Thailand. The tanker had been moored offshore when strong winds caused her anchor line to drag.  No reports of injuries.  Reports state there are no signs off pollution as the tanker holds remain intact with its 2500 ton cargo of palm oil. The Sri Kandi 515 had been hijacked on October 9 in Kalimantan waters by pirates.

Senator

Senator

The 116 meter long, 3340 dwt general cargo ship Senator ran aground on the Volga River at Olya, Russia. The Senator was moving between berths when it veered out of the fairway and ran aground.  The following day a tug assisted in refloating the vessel. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.