Reefer SEVILLA CARRIER collided with Taiwanese fishing vessel in Philippines Sea

Jan. 7, 2017 at 15:37 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Reefer container ship SEVILLA CARRIER struck in the stern tuna fishing vessel HSIANG YUNG NO 6 at around 0345 LT Jan 7 in Philippines Sea in position 19 28N 129 36E, some 515 nm east-south-east from Eluanbi, southernmost tip of Taiwan. 10-crew fishing vessel hull was breached with ensuing water ingress, but there is no risk to crew, another fishing vessel in the area steamed to assist, SEVILLA CARRIER is also nearby. Understood crew and Taiwanese Maritime Rescue will try to salvage vessel.

Reefer SEVILLA CARRIER collided with Taiwanese fishing vessel in Philippines Sea