Two Russian tankers detained by Maritime Police, South Korea
Two Russian tankers on Feb 9 were detained by Korean Maritime Police off Gunsan, South Korea, Yellow sea, for illegal STS operation in Korean exclusive economic zone. Tankers were engaged in oil ship-to-ship transfer, being some 15 nm W of Gunsan, without requested formalities and authorization, in order to avoid extra paper work and costs. Companies operating tankers may face hefty fine.
IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed AMUR as having a RED risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 58% (30-OCT-19), compared to the fleet average 35%.
IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed ZALIV VOSTOK as having a AMBER risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 46% (02-JAN-20), compared to the fleet average 35%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.