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LNG tanker struck VLCC tanker in Fujairah Anchorage

Christian Fernsby |
LNG tanker Aseem struck anchored VLCC tanker Sninyo Ocean at around 2000 UTC Mar 24 in Fujairah Anchorage, UAE, Gulf of Oman.

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Shinyo Ocean suffered a huge portside hull-height breach, Aseem reportedly, suffered severe bow damage.

Aseem was anchored, Shinyo Ocean after collision relocated to other position.

Both ships as of morning Mar 26 remain anchored in the same positions.

According to track, Aseem in ballast arrived at Fujairah anchorage from India, probably for bunkering, because initially she was bound for Qatar.

Shinyo Ocean is anchored at Fujairah since Mar 16..

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