Freighter sank in Lapu-Lapu port, Philippines: UPDATE
July 21: UNILINK II didn’t sink, she was pushed aground on embankment by a strong storm, fore part of the vessel seems to be hard aground on rocks, see photo.
General cargo vessel UNILINK II reportedly sank after colliding with concrete piles of a boardwalk construction in Lapu-Lapu city, Mactan, central Visayas, Philippines, in the afternoon July 18. Lapu-Lapu port was battered by strong wind and rough seas, UNLINK II understood to suffer bow hull breaches, and sank, with bow resting on bottom and stern remaining above water.
General cargo vessel UNILINK II, IMO 8510312, dwt 673, built 1985, flag Philippines, manager UNILINK SHIPPING CORP, Cebu.