Marine accident round-up : 14th June 2019

Cargo ship Yue Dian 85 (IMO 9553787) ran aground on underwater tetrapods while entering the Hoping power plant basin at the Eastern coast of Taiwan shortly before midday on June 8th. The vessel was arriving from Son Duong, north-eastern Vietnam, with 78,000 tons of coal as cargo. No pollution or injuries were reported, but on June 12th the bulk carrier was still aground. Hong Kong-flagged, 47,984 gt Yue Dian 85 is owned by Uhi Marco Ocean Transportation care of manager Guangdong Yudean Shipping Co Ltd of Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. ISM manager is Wallem Shipmanagement Ltd of Hong Kong. It is entered with London Club on behalf of UHI Pearl Energy Transportation Ltd.

Houseboat Luctor Et Emergo – BRU 14 (IMO 8952869) was in collision with an inland container vessel during the night of June 4th on the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal between Lagerweide and Breukelen. The mussel cutter suffered a crushed bow, but was able to proceed under her own power to the Kooiman Hoebee Shipyard in Dordrecht for repairs, starting June 6th. 1983-built, Netherlands-flagged, 168 gt Luctor et Emergo is owned and managed by Otte C of Bruinisse, Netherlands.

Bulk carrier Century Queen (IMO 9831531) was in collision with 25 gt fishing vessel Kaitlyn Marie while sailing north at Mile Marker 125 on the Mississippi on June 10th. The damaged vessel was pushed against the bank. Diesel reportedly leaked into the water. 2018-built, Panama-flagged, 10,246 gt Century Queen is owned by Florida Myers Inc care of Hiong Guan Navegacion Co Ltd of Hong Kong. It is managed by Dowa Line Co Ltd of Tokyo, Japan. It is entered with Britannia on behalf of Naviera Florida Myers Inc.

Cargo ship Panstar Genie (IMO 9248227) was reported to have collided with a small boat just after departing from Tokyo on June 10th. The vessel later dropped anchor in the Nakanose Traffic Route in Tokyo Bay to be investigated by the Japanese Coastguard. A high probability of an incident having occurred was determined by the investigation and the vessel temporarily had to remain in the bay. During the afternoon of June 11th the vessel was allowed to continue her voyage to Nagoya, Japan . 2001-built, South Korea-flagged, 13,682 gt Panstar Genie is owned and managed by Panstar Co Ltd care of Star Link Co Ltd of Seoul, South Korea. It is entered with Korea P&I Club.