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Bulk carrier Trans Summer sank off Hong Kong in Typhoon Utor
Category :- Accidents Author :- Editorial 
Posted on August 14, 2013, 5:41 am

Bulk carrier Trans Summer reportedly sank on Aug 14 13 caught in Typhoon Utor some 45 nautical miles southwest of Hong Kong. On Aug 13 according to AIS vessel was anchored on Hong Kong anchorage, with port of Yang Jiang shown as destination. Reportedly vessel was loaded with nickel ore. 21 crew saved by rescue helicopters.
Bulk carrier Trans Summer, IMO 9615468, dwt 56824, built 2012, flag Hong Kong, manager AMOYSAILING MARITIME CO LTD, Xiamen, China.


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