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January 10, 2007
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Collision of VLCC "Mogamigawa" No.2

VLCC "Mogamigawa" arrived at Khor Fakkan, United Arab Emirates at 13:10 of Jan. 9 local time (18:10 of Jan. 9 Japan standard time). Inspection by diver commenced around 15:00. At this moment following damages have been found on bottom of ballast tank No.5 which locates about 70 meters ahead of stern on the left:

- approximately 1 m x 5 m of dent, maximum 40 cm in depth
- approximately 10 cm x 35 cm of hole
- approximately 10 cm x 35 cm of hole
- some scratches

Temporary repair was made to stop sea water inflow into ballast tank.

Inspection by diver resumed in the morning of Jan. 10 local time. Repair plan will be determined after this inspection.

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