We have learned of an incident involving the vessels KINEI MARU NO.22 and POS YOKOHAMA, reported to have collided approximately 7nm off Tahara, eastern Honshu, south of Nagoya, Japan.

POS YOKOHAMA, IMO 9164603, is a South Korea flag, 1998 built, 8,306gt containership, en route from Yokohama to Yokkaichi

KINEI MARU NO.22, IMO 9021356, is a Japan flag, 1992 built, 699gt general cargo ship, en route from Anegasaki to Nagoya.

Both ships were sailing in the same direction when KINEI MARU NO.22 struck POS YOKOHAMA on her starboard side in the area of her engine room, which reportedly suffered water ingress as a result. KINEI MARU NO.22 reached Toba under own power and was anchored; POS YOKOHAMA anchored shortly after the incident, near the collision site.

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United Kingdom – Paul Friett

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