WEEKLY GLOBA ACCIDENTS: Japanese Training Ship Collided With Fishing Vessel

Japanese training vessel FUKUSHIMA MARU with 73 people on board, including 50 students, collided with fishing vessel while approaching Onahama port, Fukushima, east Honshu, shortly after 0900 Tokyo time Sep 15. Fishing vessel sustained hull crack in fore section, training vessel understood to suffer superficial damages. FUKUSHIMA MARU berthed at Onahama port, fishing vessel resumed her sailing to home port, under own power. 

3,800-Ton Crane Of Chinese Offshore Construction Vessel Collapsed, South China Sea

The boom of 3,800-ton crane of Chinese offshore construction crane vessel collapsed last week during wind farm installation works off Lufeng, Guangdong Province, South China sea, east of Hong Kong. No injures reported. Crane seems to sustain serious damages. boom crash was reportedly, caused by faulty hoisting brake. Vessel was deployed in Guangdong Shanwei Houhu offshore wind farm construction project, installing monopile at the moment of an accident.

Crane vessel YUHANGQIZHONG58, MMSI 412365360, length 145 meters, lifting capacity 3,800 tons, working radius 165 meters, flag China, operator Huadian Heavy Industries.

Tanker Master Died In His Cabin During Voyage

GLOBAL LADY died of heart attack in his cabin on Sep 12 in Arabian sea. Tanker at the moment was off Karwar port, southwest India, en route from Chennai to UAE with cargo of asphalt. 48-year old Master of Indian nationality was found in cabin by crew, tanker interrupted voyage and called nearest port, Karwar, where he was declared dead.

Captain Dies Of Cardiac Arrest Onboard Asphalt tanker, Vessel Docks At Karwar

A Panama flagged vessel; Global Lady, was en route from Chennai to UAE with Asphalt. The vessel was at the Arabian Sea and was passing near the Karwar port, Southwest India.

The tanker diverted the route and interrupted the voyage by calling off to Karwar Port, where the 48 years old Indian master was declared dead while the ship was docked at Karwar port, located in Uttara Kannada district, the southeastern part of India.

Captain Jitendra Kumar hails from Gaya, Bihar. The deceased master was taken to Karwar Medical College where his post-mortem was to be conducted. The master was found dead in the washroom of his cabin, where a crew member from the vessel found him in that condition and informed other crew members of the vessel.

Police officials told that Jitendra’s brother arrived Karwar via Goa, where the body of the deceased captain will be handed over to the family members after completing all the formalities.

According to port authority officials, the vessel was loaded with Asphalt and had sailed from Iran to Chennai and was heading to United Arab Emirates (UAE) after loading the cargo.

Global Lady is a Bitumen Tanker built in the year 2017 sailing currently under Panama flag. It is managed by GLORY INTERNATIONAL FZ-LLC, UAE (EQUASIS).