7 ships including container ships and tanker grounded by storm, Taiwan
According to Taiwan Maritime and Ports Bureau, three more ships were grounded by storm in the morning Aug 23 near Kaohsiung, Taiwan:
Container ship JIN HUA was grounded and as of 0500 UTC Aug 24, is still aground, north of Kaohsiung, in Tainan city area.
Container ship UNLIMITED 2 was grounded and as of 0500 UTC Aug 24, is still aground, north of Kaohsiung, halway between Kaohsiung and Tainan.
Product tanker DRAGONARIA was grounded and as of 0500 UTC Aug 24 is still aground, on Kaohsiung southern mole, at port’s entrance.
Emergency meeting was set to take place on Aug 24, to work out and implement salvage plans, for each grounded ship.
In total, 7 ships are aground as of morning Aug 24:
Container ship JIN HUA; Container ship UNLIMITED 2; Product tanker DRAGONARIA; General cargo ship TAI CANG HU 1 (IMO 9142423); General cargo ship AN LI 669 (IMO 8794827); General cargo ship SHUN HONG (IMO 8748232); General cargo ship CHANG LONG 68 (IMO 8793744).