October 29, 2011

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


Container-ship Collides with a Bulk Carrier



On Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at 19:30, local time, HAMBURG BRIDGE under our operation, a Panamanian-flagged 98,747 gross-ton ( 8,000 TEU) container ship, collided with Oriental Sunrise, a Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier in position off Qingdao, China.


Regretfully, the bulk carrier sank and 10 of the total 19 seafarers aboard are missing according to the Shandong Maritime Safety Bureau.


Vessel's Particular

2) Flag Panama
3) Build 2009
4) Crew All Filipino (number of crew 29)
5) Main Spec LOA 336M     Breadth 45.8M     98,747GT
6) Management "K" Line Ship Management Co., Ltd.

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