Japan Tsunami Vessel Casualties

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March 14, 2011

According to a report from Tradewinds.no, China Steel Express Corp’s 175,775-dwt bulker China Steel Integrity, carrying a cargo of iron ore, went aground off the port of Kashima. The 25 man crew crew are all safe, according to the report.

The Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) 32,385-dwt bulker, CS Victory, is aground at Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture carrying a cargo of fuel oil. The crew members left the vessel with no injuries and there is no report of any oil spilled.

Mitsubishi Logistics Corp’s 6,175-dwt general cargo ship, Asia Symphony, is also aground (pictured above), however few details about the location are available.

Glovis’ 6,901-dwt general cargo vessel Glovis Mercury has also been affected, however no further details are available.

The full report from Tradewinds can be found HERE, and if anyone has any more information about vessels effected by last weeks tsunami in Japan, please let us know in the comments below.

Photo: Asia Symphony via Tradewinds.no

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