Crude carrier and bulker collided in Japan Sea

Jag LyallThe Aframax crude carrier Jag Lyall collided with unidentified bulk carrier in Japan Sea off Tsushima island. The accident was minor without reported serious damages of the both vessels. The crude carrier and bulk carrier remained afloat and resumed voyage, reporting to local authorities about the collision. The ships will be inspected the the next ports of call for safety and seaworthiness. The reason for collision is not clear, but according to witness evidence the bulk carrier was crossing the route of oil tanker from port board. The both ships succeeded to maneuver and just touched their boards braking some railings and layers.

The Aframax crude carrier Jag Lyall was carrying oil for Kozmino Oil Terminal, Russia and was anchored off the port for inspection on the same day. The local authorities estimated that vessel did not suffered damages and was allowed to unload the product into the Oil Terminal.

The Aframax crude carrier Jag Lyall (IMO: 9308443) has overall length of 245.00 m, moulded beam of 42.00 m and maximum draft of 8.20 m. The deadweight of the vessel is 89,999 DWT and the gross tonnage is 61,435 GRT. The oil tanker was built in 2005 by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group in China. The owned and manager of the crude carrier Jag Lyall is Indian company Great Eastern Shipping.