Greek tanker collided with fishing vessel off Ulsan, Japan sea

Chemical tanker VALOR reportedly collided with Korean fishing vessel at around 1430 LT (UTC +9) Jan 20 off Ulsan, Korea, while en route to Ulsan. Fishing vessel with 6 crew was heavily damaged, but remained afloat and managed to reach Gampo port (north of Ulsan) under own power. VALOR anchored at Ulsan outer anchorage.
Chemical tanker VALOR, IMO 9226009, dwt 19819, built 2002, flag Marshall Islands, manager VALOR MARITIME, Greece.

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