North Korean cargo ship collided with Russian freighter, Vladivostok

North Korean cargo ship RYONGYON collided with berthed Russian heavy cargo ship BOGATYR while unmooring from Berth 44 in Vladivostok Port, Russia, Japan sea, in the morning Jan 1. Russian freighter sustained portside stern damages, said to be mostly, dents and scratches. No information on RYONGYON damages, the ship was docked, and as of 1530 UTC Jan 1 remained in the same position.
General cargo ship RYONGYON, IMO 8989795, dwt 788, built 1998, flag North Korea, manager KOREA RUNGRADO SHIPPING, Pyongyang.
Heavy cargo ship BOGATYR, IMO 9085730, dwt 5204, built 1996, flag Russia, owner SC Gudzon, Vladivostok.



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