Bulk carrier LADY I reportedly, collided with 15-ton sailing yacht NW of Jeju northeast tip, East China sea, at around 0310 Seoul time Sep 17, while en route from China to Vancouver. Yacht was severely damaged and lost her mast, but remained afloat. Understood there were no or minor injures. Bulk carrier interrupted voyage and anchored off Yeosu, for investigation. Collision took place at night, so it is highly likely, that it was mainly, yacht’s fault. Yacht is said to depart from Mediterranean in February, she left Korean port with Guam being her next stop.
FleetMon Vessel Risk Rating:
Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Sep 17, 2020 at 16:08.