INSPIRATION LAKE pending investigation after collision with Korean FV
Korean media reported a collision between bulk carrier INSPIRATION LAKE and local 74-ton fishing vessel at around 1400 LT Jan 10 some 22 nm east of Guryungpo, Pohang, Korea, Japan Sea. Fishing vessel capsized, understood remained afloat, with three crew rescued and four missing, probably trapped inside capsized vessel. SAR under way. Bulk carrier was en route from Shanghai to Vostochniy Russia. As of 1230 UTC Jan 10, vessel’s position and status unknown. Most probably, vessel is to be brought to Korean waters for investigation, judging from previous similar accidents.