SOUTHERN PHOENIX capsized at Suva Harbor, Fiji UPDATE

May 6, 2017 at 04:12 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

UPDATE: Confirmed vessel was towed from Container Terminal after developing list, reportedly she capsized and sank outside harbor.

First news:
General cargo vessel SOUTHERN PHOENIX capsized and sank at around 0300 LT May 6 in Suva Harbor, Fiji, reported The Fiji Times. Understood vessel was berthed at Suva Container Terminal, loading containers, and lost stability, capsizing portside. Some 10 containers said to fall overboard and are now floating in harbor. According to photos, vessel wasn’t docked or was moved from berth after developing list, and after capsizing is resting portside on bottom, partially above the water. All photos full-scale can be seen here: https://www.facebook.com/fijivillage/photos/a.1449314345126568.1073742838.147992748592074/1449314475126555/?type=3

SOUTHERN PHOENIX capsized at Suva Harbor, Fiji UPDATE