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General cargo vessel Eastern Amber capsized off Jeju

March 11, 2015 at 08:18 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel Eastern Amber capsized some 25 nm northwest of Jeju Island, South Korea, East China sea, on Mar 11, while being towed by a Japanese salvage tug Koyo Maru to Busan, after vessel was breached in a collision off Gunsan. Freighter was loaded with timber, at the time of an accident there were no crew on board. On photos from Korean media distressed freighter shortly before, and after capsizing.
Eastern Amber previous news
General cargo vessel Eastern Amber abandoned and adrift after collision, Yellow sea
General cargo vessel Eastern Amber collided reportedly, with a sand carrier off Gunsan, Yellow sea, South Korea, late at night Mar 4. Eastern Amber was seriously damaged with fore compartments and maybe hold or holds, flooded. 18 crew were evacuated. Derelict vessel on Mar 5 was reported to be drifting some 50 nm SW of Gunsan. On a photo Eastern Amber after collision.

General cargo vessel Eastern Amber capsized off Jeju

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