Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Boxship Hyundai Bridge vs. hopper 107 Daeyang

Boxship Hyundai Bridge and hopper 107 Daeyang collided on Dec 28 shortly after midnight some 2 nm southeast of Busan port, Korea, Japan sea. Hyundai Bridge suffered a big breach 2x4 meters portside in fuel tank area, with resulting substantial oil leak. Boxship left Busan and was en route to Vostochniy port, hopper reportedly was heading for Busan. At least 350 tons of fuel said to be spilled. Vessel is anchored on Busan outer road and surrounded by booms, cleaning under way. It is understood, that the hopper suffered small damages. On Korean media photos damaged Hyundai Bridge and oil stain around the vessel.
Container ship Hyundai Bridge, IMO 9158587, dwt 24772, capacity 2174 TEU, built 1998, flag Panama, manager DANAOS SHIPPING CO LTD, Greece.
Hopper 107 Daeyang, IMO 9079688, dwt 2851, built 1993, flag South Korea, manager DAEYANG SHIPPING CO. LTD.

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