Marine accident round-up : 4th April 2021

Ship crew members on cargo ship Srakane (IMO 8509703) were reported to have been found without drinking water and food in the Port of Santos, on the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Officials said that they had contacted the Georgian Embassy for the repatriation of the crew. The inspections started last Tuesday April 27th and continued until April 29th. The operation was coordinated by the Brazilian Navy and involves teams from the Southeast Naval Patrol Group, the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama), Santos Port Authority (SPA), Anvisa, Customs Service Federal, Federal Police (Nepon), National Waterway Transport Agency (ANTAQ), Environmental Military Police, Forestry Foundation and Brazilian Air Force (FAB). “Anvisa and Ibama were approaching this ship, which identifies several problems, mainly social. This vessel is abandoned by the shipowner”, claimed federal agent Ana Angélica Alabarce, responsible for Ibama in Santos.

No AIS since February 2021, when the vessel was moored at Santos.

1986-built, Panama-flagged, 4,839 gt Srakane is owned by Vintage Trading Sro care of manager Oceans Wide Ltd of San Gwann, Malta.

Cargo ship Sunny Rose (IMO 9738765) was in collision with the fishing vessel Ilgwang 2km off the Incheon Newport Container Terminal before dawn on April 29th. The ship, loaded with containers, was en route from Incheon to Daesan. The fishing boat capsized, and the two crew members were recovered by the Incheon Coast Guard. However, one of them was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital. No reports of pollution. The container ship berthed at the Daesan-Seosan port on April 30th. As of May 3rd the vessel was moored at Ningbo, China, having left Daesan on April 30th and arrived at Ningbo on May 3rd.

2015-built, Panama-flagged, 9,865 gt Sunny Rose is owned by Kisaragi Kisen/Seto Shipping care of manager Kisaragi Kisen Co of Imabari, Japan. ISM manager is Seoyang Shipping Co Ltd of Busan, South Korea. It is entered with Japan Club (Imabari Office In Charge) on behalf of Kisaragi Kisen Co Ltd.

Oil products tanker Arin (IMO 9295048) struck the Buraiqa oil pier at Misurata port, Libya, during the evening of April 29th, while berthing. The pier was reported to have been partially destroyed, while the tanker was reported to have been either dented or gashed. The Arin had arrived from Tobruk, Libya. As of May 3rd the vessel was moored off Misurata.

2004-built, Liberia-flagged, 22,184 gt Arin is owned by Oaktree Shipping SA care of manager Aegean Shipping Enterprise Co of Piraeus, Greece. It is entered with American Club on behalf of Oaktree Shipping SA.