Fishing vessel struck tanker off Jeju

Nov. 10, 2017 at 16:11 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Panama-flagged tanker collided with Korean 96-ton fishing vessel some 10 nm southeast of Seogwipo, Jeju island, Korea. Fishing vessel managed to get to Seogwipo, tanker resumed sailing to Busan. Tanker suffered starboard hull breach above waterline, fishing vessel suffered heavy bow damage, see pics. Understood fishing vessel struck tanker. According to all available information, tanker’s name, most probably, is SPRING NOTE. She docked at Busan around midday Nov 10.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this vessel as having an ‘amber’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 38% (01-SEP-17), compared to the fleet average 34.8%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
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Fishing vessel struck tanker off Jeju

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