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Shoyo Maru

Shoyo Maru

Shoyo Maru

The 56 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Shoyo Maru allided with the moored 235 meter long, 91,569 dwt bulk carrier Dyna Camellia near the port of Kure, Hiroshima, Japan. The ferry was headed to Matsuyama with 62 passengers when it had suffered a power blackout and lost control before striking the Dyna Camellia moored at a nearby quay. Three passengers were slightly injured, but no damage reported. Reports state the Shoyo Maru cancelled its voyage and returned to Kure.

Collision off Mihama

Collision off Mihama

The 13.5 ton fishing vessel Konpira Maru capsized after colliding with the 498 tonne coastal tanker Shoyo Maru off Mihama, Japan. The fishing vessel was struck by the passing tanker spilling the two crew into the water.  The Coast Guard reported that only one crewman was later rescued while the other was still missing. No reports of injuries or damage to the tanker Shoyo Maru.  The Shoyo Maru was en route to Kawasaki with 300 tons of chemicals on board.