Marine accident round-up : 7th November 2023

Oil products tanker Super Ever (IMO 9277761) was detained on behalf of Dubai-based marine fuels supplier Meck Petroleum after the latter filed a bunker claim with the High Court of Singapore on October 30th. The supplier claims that it is owed S$967,000 for a bunker bill. The tanker was released quickly, but as of November 4th remained stationary at the West Anchorage.

2004-built, Panama-flagged, 42,432 gt Super Ever is owned by Kerun International Trading Co care of manager East England Shipping Ltd of Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.

Chemical/oil products tanker Korea Chemi (IMO 9274276) was in collision with Indian fishing vessel Mercy Annai on October 19th when it was 45nm off the Kannur coast, Kerala, southern India. The fishing vessel, with six people on board, suffered significant damage. Two fishermen were thrown into the sea, fishing nets were destroyed a and the vessel was dragged for several metres. The tanker, en route from Kabil, arrived in Nhava Sheva, south of Mumbai, on October 21st.

2004-built, South Korea-flagged, 8,270 gt Korea Chemi is owned and managed by Taikun Shipping Co Ltd of Busan, South Korea. It is entered with London Club on behalf of Taikun Shipping Co Ltd. As of November 5th the vessel was at anchor off Mumbai.

Cargo ship Cymona Pride (IMO 9694488) remained aground at the weekend after running aground at km mark 104.2 on the Martin Garcia channel between the River Plate and the Uruguay River, Rio de la Plata, on November 3rd.

Tugs were in position to refloat the ship. The Uruguay Coastguard is allowing up/down river navigation in the area for vessels up to seven metres draught and a maximum length overall of 200 metres, during daylight hours only. The grounding occurred while the ship was proceeding to the Villa Constitucion port in the Paranà River, while loaded with 40,750 tons of iron ore.

2014-built, Marshall Islands-flagged, 41,759 gt Cymona Pride is owned by Banc Of America Leasing of Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It is managed by Alassia Newships Management of Athens, Greece. It is entered with NorthStandard on behalf of Banc Of America Leasing & Capital LLC. As of November 6th the vessel was still listed as aground near Conchillas, Uruguay.

General cargo ship Aljamil (IMO 7610270) temporarily ran aground on a small islet off the port of Larimna, Greece during the morning of November 4th, while approaching Larimna en route from Istanbul.

1977-built, Comoros-flagged, 4,286 gt Aljamil is owned by Jamil Shipping Co SA care of manager IMS Hellenic Co of Piraeus, Greece. As of November 6th it was listed as moored at Larimna, Greece.