The 6175 dwt freighter Asia Symphony ended high and dry after the tsunami struck the port of Kamaishi, Japan. Photos of the vessel shows wreckage on the bow indicating it had struck another vessel or structure. Reports do not state the condition of the crew or if pollution is being released from the Asia Symphony.
The 6901 dwt freighter Glovis Mercury went ashore during the tsunami Sendai, Japan. No additional information to the condition of the vessel or the crew
A tugboat and it?s barge went aground off Kudat, Malaysia. The vessels encountered rough seas while sailing from Pitas to Kimanis with a cargo of stone. The cause of the strong waves was from the tsunami released off Japan earlier that day. Reports state the crew was safe and they were able to pull the vessels back into deeper water with the high tide. No reports of damage or pollution being released.