Brightoil’s tanker sunk Chinese fishing vessel, 12 missing, Japan sea

Brightoil’s aframax tanker BRIGHTOIL LUCKY collided with Chinese 290-ton fishing vessel at around 0930 Tokyo time Oct 5, in Japan sea, some 200 nm north of Oki islands, Shimane Prefecture. 16-crew fishing vessel sank, 4 fishermen understood to be rescued, 12 went missing. Japanese Coast Guard launched SAR and sent three patrol boats to collision site. BRIGHTOIL LUCKY is en route from Longkou China to Kozmino oil terminal, Russia, Primorye Region, Japan sea.
Photo of BRIGHTOIL LUCKY by Andrew Mackinnon: www.seapixonline.com

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this vessel as having an ‘green’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 34% (31-Aug-17), compared to the fleet average 34.8%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: ‘Good” indicator.

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