Vessels collide off Pattaya, Thailand

Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security — By on April 4, 2014 at 8:40 AM
Anton Topic was damaged after it collided with another carrier. Photo: Dietmar Hasenpusch/IHS

Anton Topic was damaged after it collided with another carrier. Photo: Dietmar Hasenpusch/IHS

Two bulk carriers collided off Pattaya, Thailand, on 30 March 2014.

The 1996-built, 45, 496dwt bulk carrier Anton Topic, loaded with clinker, was en route from Ko Sichang, Thailand to Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. The vessel sustained damage to its bow. No injuries were reported.

The 1995-built, 27, 321dwt bulk carrier CN Jumbos was en route from Gorontalo, Indonesia to Ko Sichang, Thailand. The vessel sustained breaches in its hull, and took on water before listing 5 degrees. No injuries were reported.

The Thai maritime authorities sent a patrol boat to the accident site and rescued the crew members. (source: IHS Maritime 360)

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