Marine accident round-up : 18th November 2021

Salvors resumed a diving survey of the grounded Rise Shine (IMO 9164550) on November 15th. Improved weather conditions permitted an examination of the starboard side of the vessel. They also continued draining the fuel. The vessel drifted aground in Vostok Bay, west of Nakhodka, Russia, on November 9th.

1999-built, Panama-flagged, 4,450 gt Rise Shine is owned by Often Trading Co Ltd care of manager Yihui Ship Management HK Co of Hong Kong, China.

RoRo cargo ship Nusa Dharma (IMO 7303308) went adrift for about five hours in the Sunda Strait, Banten on November 15th after leaving Merak Port, Indonesia, for Bakauheni Port at 16:30 local time. Minutes after sailing the crew reported that the steering system on the ship was damaged. The ship had be towed back to Merak.

1973-built, Indonesia-flagged, 3,282 gt Nusa Dharma is owned and managed by Putera Master Sarana Lines.

General cargo ship RMS Duisburg (IMO 9194309) was reported to have collided head-on with inland cargo ship reportedly named as the Archipel on November 5th in the Duisburg area of the River Rhine. However, it seems possible that the vessel in question is the Insulinde. Both ships sustained heavy damage to their bow areas. The RMS Duisburg reached Rotterdam on November 10th and a week later on November 17th it was berthed in Rotterdam. The Archipel/Insulinde remained in the Duisburg region, just south of Düsseldorf on November 17th.

1999-built, Liberia-flagged, 2,042 gt RMS Duisburg is owned by Duisburg Shipping SA care of manager Bulkers Marine Ltd of Piraeus, Greece.