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Category: Grounding

Marina

Marina

Marina
Photo: asahi.com

The 79 meter long, 2972 dwt cargo vessel Marina went aground in Tokyo Bay at Kawasaki, Japan. The Marina had been at anchor when strong winds from Typhoon Trami caused the anchor to drag. Before the 12 crew on board could start the main engine, the Marina was blown ashore onto the breakwater.

The 12 crew were able to abandon ship and safely reached the shore without injury. Reports state the Marina sustained hull damage and some oil pollution had been released.

Sabuk Nusantara 39

Sabuk Nusantara 39

Sabuk Nusantara 39 
Photo: tribunnews.com

On September 28. the 63 meter long, 1202 dwt cargo vessel Sabuk Nusantara 39 washed ashore at Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia. The Sabuk Nusantara 39 had been moored at the dock when the vessel was struck by an 6 meter tsunami wave.  All the mooring lines holding the Sabuk Nusantara 39 snapped and the wave pushed the cargo vessel inland. The Sabuk Nusantara 39 was carried over the road and crashed into building supporting the port.  Reports state several buildings were damaged and the Sabuk Nusantara 39 had sustained some hull damage.  No details if there was any injuries or pollution released due to the earthquake and tsunami damage.

Polaris

Polaris

POLARIS

The 27 meter long, 275 dwt fishing vessel Polaris ran aground in Kola Bay in the Barents Sea near Murmansk, Russia. The Polaris had suffered a power black out and was unable to free itself.  The trawler requested assistance with a naval tug responding.  The tug was able to pull the Polaris free and proceeded to tow the fishing vessel back to Murmansk.  No reports of injuries or pollution released.