Serious Damage To The Two Ships Near The Sea In Japan

- Mar 21, 2018-

Serious damage to the two ships near the sea in Japan

According to foreign media reports, on the evening of March 17, local time, a product ship “SHOEI MARU NO.8” and a general cargo ship “DONG KUN 7” were in the Pacific Ocean from the southeast of Japan this week, and near the south of the West Village. hit. The collision caused two ships to be seriously damaged.glenflange


It is reported that at the time of the accident, the "SHOEI MARU NO.8" wheel was loaded with about 500 tons of petroleum products. After the collision, the ship leaked. In addition, the "DONG KUN 7" wheel hull was also seriously damaged.


At 6 o'clock Tokyo time, March 18, the ship is located near 33 25N 135 22E. The two ships were then towed to Tanabe Bay north of the collision site. As of 17:30 on March 18, the "SHOEI MARU NO.8" and "DONG KUN 7" rounds were located near Tanabe Bay.glenflange


It is understood that "SHOEI MARU NO.8" is a 1,300 dwt product tanker built in 1993 and registered as a shipbuilder in Japan. "DONG KUN 7" is a 4334 dwt general cargo ship. It was built in 2003 and is registered as a Palauan.