UK and Polish bulk carriers collided in Amazon river
Eden Bay reportedly was drifting at the time of an accident, awaiting permission to anchor.
Both vessels entered Amazon, en route to Manaus, both said to have to pilots on board. Eden Bay suffered superstructure and hull dents and breaches portside, stern area.
No information on Mazury damages, most probably she suffered some damages in bow area.
As of 0700 UTC Oct 12, both vessels were anchored in Santana – Macapa area.
Bulk carrier Eden Bay, IMO 9445203, dwt 28342, built 2008, flag UK, manager V Ships Ship Management (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Bulk carrier Mazury, IMO 9285122, dwt 38981, built 2005, flag Bahamas, manager Polska Zegluga Morska PP. ■