Marine accident round-up : 30th July 2020

A Russian crew member of general cargo ship Orange Dream (IMO 9176187) tested positive for Covid-19 virus and was taken to hospital at Incheo on July 29th. The other 19 crew members  tested negative and were healthy. The ship was put under quarantine for 14 days. It had arrived at Incheon on July 26th with a cargo of scrap metal en route from Vladivostok.

1998-built, Sierra Leone-flagged, 6,804 gt Orange Dream is owned by Crystal Ocean Ltd-HKG care of manager Orange Marine Co Ltd of Vladivostok, Russia. It is entered with Ingosstrakh on behalf of Crystal Ocean Ltd.

Two crew members of ro-ro cargo ship Mutiara Persada II (IMO 9105176) were struck by a breaking mooring line at the port of Merak, Java, around dawn on July 28th, one of them fatally. The other was taken to hospital with slight injuries.  The vessel left port again after an hour bound to Bakauheni. 1995-built, Indonesia-flagged, 3,965 gt Mutiara Persada II is owned and managed by Atosim Lampung Pelayaran PT of Bandarlampung, Indonesia. It is entered with MS Amlin

Fishing vessel Arctic Lion (IMO 8822375) developed a heavy portside list, caused by water ingress, during the afternoon July 28th while berthed in Tromso, Norway. Tugs, CG and SAR boats and an engine team were deployed, the leak was sealed and the trawler stabilized. 1989-built, Russia-flagged, 1,530 gt Arctic Lion is owned and managed by Klettur of Faeroe Islands.

Tug Voyager 6 (IMO 8677512) with barge loaded with 9,000 tons of coal, ran aground on Cilacap coast, Cilacap Regency, central south Java, in the morning Jul 26. Tug started to tow barge, but failed to keep against strengthening wind and sea. On Jul 28, tug and barge remained in the same position. 2012-built, Indonesia-flagged, 214 gt Voyager 6 is owned and managed by Energi Samudra Logistics PT of Jakarta, Indonesia.