News ID: 68078 |
Publish Date: 10:39 - 09 August 2016

Tankers Collided in Japan

Two tankers, the Panama-flagged Eastern Phoenix and Japanese Keihin Maru 8, collided off Japan’s port of Kehin

Tankers  Collided in Japan
According to MANA,The 5,025 dwt product tanker Eastern Phoenix was slightly damaged, and remained afloat without water ingress.
Tanker Keihin Maru 8 was breached in fore port, which caused it to flood and partially sink.
All crewmembers were evacuated and no injuries were reported following the incident, however, an oil spill was reportedly spotted in the area.
Relevant authorities launched salvage operations.
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