Tag: Collision

Lu Di 67

Lu Di 67

Li Dian 2
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The 55 meter long coaster cargo vessel Lu Di 67 collided with the 190 meter, 56928 dwt bulk carrier Li Dian 2 in the Waigaoqiao Channel, Shanghai, China. The Lu Di 67 was struck by the Li Dian 2 resulting in hull breach and uncontrolled water ingress. The crew quickly abandoned ship into the canal before the Lu Di 67 sank. Seven crew were later rescued from the water by patrol boats. One crewman was reported as missing. Authorities report some pollution was seen near the incident site.

Lurong Yuanyu 378

Lurong Yuanyu 378

 

Lurong Yuanyu 378
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On October 5, the 290 ton fishing vessel Lurong Yuanyu 378 collided with the 250 meter long, 115459 dwt tanker BrightOil Lucky in the Sea of Japan off Oki Islands, Japan. The tanker struck the Lurong Yuanyu causing the fishing vessel to capsize.

Lurong Yuanyu 378
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Reports state 13 of the 16 crew on the Lurong Yuanyu 378 were killed in the incident. Four crew had been rescued from the fishing vessel, but one later perished. The cause of the collision has not been disclosed. No reports of injuries or damage to the BrightOil Lucky.

Dual Destroyer Incidents

Dual Destroyer Incidents

Tso Ying
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On October 3, the Taiwan Navy had 2 destroyers sustain damage in separate incidents. In the port of Kaohsiung, the 171 meter long Kee Lung-class destroyer Tso Ying was struck by the 152 meter long, 19999 dwt tanker Everrich 3. The Everrich 3 was making a turn to head out of port when it sideswiped the stern of the Tso Ying which was at its berth. The tanker sustained significant bow damage while the destroyer suffered a large dent and hull breach at the stern. No reports of injuries or pollution released.  The Everrich 3 was ordered back port for inspection.

Chin Fu En
Photo: cna.com.tw

Off Suao harbor, the 171 meter long destroyer Keelung collided with the fishing vessel Chin Fu En.  Both vessels were heading into port when the Keelung attempted to pass the slower fishing vessel. During the attempt to overtake the Chin Fu En, the destroyer struck the stern of the fishing vessel. The Chin Fu En sustained damage to port aft section while the Keelung was undamaged. There were no injuries on either vessel.