Failed to “Maneuver” – Containerships Collide on the High Seas Off Hong Kong
TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the 78,000 DWT MOL-operated containership MOL Maneuver collided with the containership Zhen He while under way on the open seas southeast of Hong Kong, on February 22, 2012, at around 1745 local time.
None of the crew was injured and no oil leak has been observed.
The MOL Maneuver is capable of sailing under its own power. Meanwhile, MOL is investigating the situation on the other ship, but has not identified any injured persons or oil leakage.
MOL Maneuver serves on the Europe/Far East Asia route, and was under way from Singapore to Yantian.
MOL Maneuver Vessel Details
- 6,700 TEU-type containership
- Length/Breath: 301.97m/43.40m
- Seafarers: 23 (Indians, Filipinos and others)
- Flag: Marshall Islands
- Built: 2011
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