TATSU MARU NO. 61 still aground leaking fuel
General cargo vessel TATSU MARU NO. 61 was grounded by the storm on a coast of Kashiwajima, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan, Bungo Strait, on Mar 3. As of Mar 16, vessel is still aground and may be found total loss, fuel leak reported. Vessel with 1450 tons of limestone was en route from Oita Prefecture to Chiba Prefecture. 5 crew were rescued. On a photo TATSU MARU NO. 61 as of Mar 16.
General cargo vessel TATSU MARU NO. 61, IMO 9036399, dwt 1500, built 1991, flag Japan, manager MITSUSHIO BUSSAN, Chiba.