Bulk carriers BAR and MARINE STARS collided on Chittagong anchorage

Bulk carriers BAR and MARINE STARS collided on Chittagong outer anchorage in the morning Sep 23, circumstances unknown. BAR with 23000 tons of steel coil arrived at anchorage on Sep 22, MARINE STARS was in Bangladesh waters, including Chittagong port, since at least Sep 1. Both vessels sustained damages, some 30 meters of BAR cargo deck railings starboard were damaged, deck was deformed. No information on MARINE STARS damages.
Bulk carrier BAR, IMO 9693496, dwt 35000, built 2014, flag Montenegro, manager Barska Plovidba, Bar.
Bulk carrier MARINE STARS, IMO 9330109, dwt 53565, built 2006, flag Bahamas, manager AEGEUS SHIPPING SA, Greece.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.