Cement carrier allided with reefer in port of Busan; one injured, oil spill reported

By Accidents

A cement carrier allided with docked reefer in the South Korea’s port of Busan in the late hours on Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

The cement carrier Hae Jung was manoeuvring to berth in the port and due to unknown reason allided with moored reefer.

Cement carrier allided with reefer in port of Busan; one injured, oil spill reported

Image: Manuel Hernández Lafuente

The Bahama registered refrigerated cargo ship Chilean Reefer suffered hull breach. There is also a report for an oil leak in the port area. One crew was injured and hospitalized in the incident.

The 10.623-dwt cement carrier Hae Jung is built 1996, sailing under the flag of Korea. The vessel is managed by TONG YANG CEMENT CORP based in Busan.