Marine accident round up : 6th September 2023

Container ship Vento (IMO 9319569) ran aground overnight September 3rd/4th at Cape Ammoglossa, Kos island, Greece, while en route from Nemrut, Turkiye, to Ashdod, Israel with 426 containers on board. The vessel remained aground early on September 4th. The ship ran onto a sandy bar and the hull was understood to have remained intact.

2005-built, Turkiye flagged, 9,910 gt Vento is owned by Akkon Vento Gemi care of Akkon Denizcilik of Istanbul, Turkiye. ISM manager is Mefa Deniz Acenteligi of Istanbul, Turkiye. As of the evening of September 4th it was still listed as Stopped.

An estimated 60 to 80 tons of Arab Light Crude was estimated to have leaked from a faulty pipe into the Koh Sichang – Laem Chabang waters, Thailand, during the evening of September 3rd local time. The tanker was offloading crude via Single Mooring Buoy No.2 when the leak occurred. Cleaning of the water was underway and the vessel was surrounded by booms. Cleansing under way, tanker is surrounded by booms. The tanker was not identified, but tracking seems to indicate that it is the Kallista (IMO 9411965), which arrived at Koh Sichang – Laem Chabang anchorage early on September 3rd. As of September 4th the vessel was moored at Sriracha

2010-built, Panama-flagged, 160,135 gt Kallista is owned by Mercury Shipservices SA carte of Altomare SA of Piraeus, Greece. It is entered with NorthStandard on behalf of Akkon Vento Gemi Isletmeciligi AS.