Cargo Ship, Japanese Fishing Vessel Collide

Xinhua/Japan Coast Guard
Sunday, September 23, 2012

A Japanese fishing boat with a crew of 22 collided with a Panama-flag cargo ship in the Pacific Ocean early Monday and 13 crew are missing.

The 119-ton Horiei Maru with seventeen Japanese and five Indonesians on board collided with the Panama-registered 25,047-ton Nikkei Tiger in waters about 900 kilometers east of Miyagi and may have sunk, the 2nd Regional Coast Guard Headquarters said.

Nine of the 22 on the Horiei Maru -- five Japanese and four Indonesians -- were rescued by another fishing boat  the coast guard said, adding that they are searching for those missing.

The crew members of the cargo vessel are all safe.

(Source: Xinhua/Japan Coast Guard)

 

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

GEORG FORSTER Calls Southampton for the First Time

The CMA CGM Group, one of the world’s leading global containers shipping companies, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER called England for the first time on July 6th.

Research Vessel Concept a first for Voith

The new fisheries research vessel of the Shanghai Ocean University will be a first for Voith in several respects.   It is the first fisheries research vessel

Ocean Safety’s New Liferaft Facility Opens

Ocean Safety, a specialist in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, has opened a new liferaft hire division.   Ocean

News

GEORG FORSTER Calls Southampton for the First Time

The CMA CGM Group, one of the world’s leading global containers shipping companies, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER called England for the first time on July 6th.

Ocean Safety’s New Liferaft Facility Opens

Ocean Safety, a specialist in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, has opened a new liferaft hire division.   Ocean

Four Rescued From Burning Boat in Lake Michigan

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued 4 people after their 20-foot boat caught fire on the Grand River, Sunday. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1377 sec (7 req/sec)