Typhoon hits Honshu, Japan, causing several maritime accidents

Typhoon FAXAI (15) hits Honshu early in the morning Sep 9, causing several maritime accidents. Two cargo ships collided off Kawasaki, no information on damages extent, it was reported only, that there were no injures and no leak. Ships’ details for subscribers only.

Floating Dock broke off her moorings and drifted onto Yokohama Bay Bridge, Yokohama, at around 0700 Tokyo time Sep 9. Extent of damages unknown.

“Shuttle” passenger ferry in Yokohama sank, there were no people on board.

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